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ashtray

noun [C] uk   /ˈæʃ.treɪ/ us  
a small dish or container, sometimes decorative, in which people can leave cigarette ash and cigarette butts
Translations of “ashtray”
in Korean 재떨이…
in Arabic مِنْفَضة…
in Portuguese cinzeiro…
in Catalan cendrer…
in Japanese 灰皿…
in Italian posacenere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煙灰缸…
in Russian пепельница…
in Turkish kül tablası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烟灰缸…
in Polish popielniczka…
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