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basket

noun [C]  us   /ˈbæs·kɪt/

basket noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a container like a rounded box, often with a handle, which is used for carrying or storing things and made of woven strips of dried grass or other material, or the amount such a container holds: a wicker basket a wastepaper basket a basket of flowers

basket noun [C] (GOAL)

(in the game of basketball ) an open net hanging from a metal ring which players must throw the ball through to score, or a successful throw through the ring: She made three baskets in a row.
Translations of “basket”
in Arabic سَلّة…
in Korean 바구니…
in Malaysian bakul…
in French panier…
in Turkish sepet, basketbolda sayı, basket…
in Italian cesto, cestino, cestello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 籃, 籠…
in Russian корзина…
in Polish koszyk, kosz…
in Vietnamese cái rổ…
in Spanish cesta, capazo…
in Portuguese cesta…
in Thai ตะกร้า…
in German der Korb…
in Catalan cistell, cabàs…
in Japanese バスケット, かご…
in Indonesian keranjang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 篮, 笼…
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