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parachute

2 verb
     
Related topics: Air
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1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]TTA to jump from a plane using a parachute
parachute into
They parachuted into Vietnam in 1968.
2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]TTA to drop something from a plane with a parachute
parachute something to/into something
Supplies have been parachuted into the area.

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