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je ti suhn

  • v  throw away, of something encumbering
  • v  throw as from an airplane

  • Centrists are arguing for a bill that would jettison some of the more controversial elements such as a government-run public option for the uninsured and reduce the overall .
  • Wall Streeters questioned the economic wisdom of GM's paying so much money to jettison an in-house critic.
  • In building the best teams, de Rond argues, it's sometimes necessary to jettison a bit of skill for sociability.
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  • DirecTV Disses Broadcasters
    DirecTV says it's time for Congress to step in and either jettison broadcast regulations altogether or make must-carry/retransmission laws smarter to reflect the marketplace, Broadcast & Cable reports.
    June 12, 2013 - Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Retiring astronaut Hadfield calls 'Space Odyssey' most realistic sci-fi
    Preparing to jettison from the Canadian Space Agency, Chris Hadfield reflects on Kubrick's epic film and his youth on a corn farm watching "Star Trek" reruns. Originally posted at Crave
    June 10, 2013 - CNET
  • Critics: Reconsider eliminating Planning and Zoning Commission
    A Town Council proposal to jettison a key advisory board has generated critical feedback from the Palm Beach Civic Association and from Martin Klein, the longest-serving member of the Planning and Zoning Commission and its former chairman. Bob Wright, chairman and CEO of the civic association, and Klein have urged the council to reconsider its May 8 decision to discard the zoning commission ...
    June 9, 2013 - Palm Beach Daily News

  • Joss Whedon in
    I took the overreaching arc I was headed toward in the TV show and made that the plot of the movie,Whedon said. "I had to jettison or streamline plenty of things. It's two totally different mediums, and you've got to respect that. A TV...

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