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English definition of “basket”

basket

noun [C] (CONTAINER)    /ˈbɑː.skɪt/ US  /ˈbæs.kɪt/
B1 a light container, often with a handle, that is made of thin strips of wood, metal, or plastic twisted together, used for carrying or storing things: a shopping/picnic basket a wicker basket a laundry/clothes basketGeneral and miscellaneous containers the contents of a basket: We picked lots of strawberries, but we'd eaten half the basket by the time we got home.General and miscellaneous containers
(Definition of basket noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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