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garbageman

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɑː.bɪdʒˌmæn/ us    /ˈɡɑːr-/ ( plural -men   /-men/   ) US ( also garbage collector, UK dustman)
a person whose job is to empty people's dustbins and take the rubbish away
Translations of “garbageman”
in Korean 청소부…
in Arabic عَامِل جَمع القُمامة…
in Portuguese funcionário da limpeza pública, lixeiro…
in Catalan escombriaire…
in Japanese ごみ収集人, 清掃作業員…
in Italian netturbino…
in Chinese (Traditional) (清運垃圾的)清潔工…
in Russian мусорщик…
in Turkish çöpçü…
in Chinese (Simplified) (清运垃圾的)清洁工…
in Polish śmieciarz…
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