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English definition of “cigarette end”

cigarette end

noun [C] uk   (also cigarette butt) us  
the part of a cigarette that is left after it has been smoked: The floor was littered with cigarette ends.
(Definition of cigarette end from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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