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garbage truck

noun [C] uk   US ( UK dustcart) us  
a large vehicle that is driven from one house to another to collect rubbish from the bins outside
Translations of “garbage truck”
in Korean 쓰레기차…
in Arabic عَربة القُمامة…
in Portuguese caminhão de lixo…
in Catalan camió d’escombraries…
in Japanese ごみ収集車…
in Italian camion della spazzatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 垃圾運送車,清潔車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 垃圾运送车,清洁车…
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