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English definition of “recycled”

recycled

adjective uk   /ˌriːˈsaɪ.kl̩d/ us  
B1 having been used before and then put through a process so that it can form a new product: This newspaper is made of recycled paper.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsPreserving and savingDefending and protecting
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