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binnoun [C]

uk   us   /bɪn/

bin noun [C] (WASTE)

B1 a container for waste: a litter bin a rubbish bin recycling bins for old newspapers, bottles, and cans Do you want this or shall I throw it in the bin?
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bin noun [C] (STORAGE)

a large container used for storing things: a bread bin

binverb [T]

uk   us   /bɪn/ (-nn-) UK
to throw something away: Shall I bin these old shoes?
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