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receptacle

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈsep.tə.kl̩/ formal us  
a container used for storing or putting objects in: Householders are given four separate receptacles for their rubbish.
Translations of “receptacle”
in Spanish receptáculo, recipiente…
in Korean 그릇, 용기…
in Arabic وِعاء, حاوِية…
in Portuguese receptáculo, recipiente…
in French récipient…
in German der Behälter…
in Catalan recipient…
in Japanese 容器…
in Italian recipiente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 貯存器, 儲藏器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 贮存器, 储藏器…
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