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English definition of “throwaway”

throwaway

adjective [before noun]     /ˈθrəʊ.ə.weɪ/ US  /ˈθroʊ-/
made to be destroyed after use: throwaway cups and plates We live in a throwaway society .Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors throwaway comment/line/remark something that someone says without thinking carefully and is not intended to be serious Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
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