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container

noun [C] uk   /kənˈteɪ.nər/  us   /-nɚ/
B2 a hollow object, such as a box or a bottle, which can be used for holding something, especially to carry or store it: an airtight container a plastic drinks container a very large metal box used for transporting goods: a container ship/lorry
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in Korean 용기…
in Arabic حاوِية…
in Portuguese recipiente…
in Catalan recipient…
in Japanese 容器…
in Italian contenitore…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用於運輸或儲存的)容器, 貨櫃…
in Russian емкость, коробка…
in Turkish kap, sandık, varil…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于运输或储存的)容器, 集装箱, 货箱…
in Polish pojemnik…
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