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noun [C] uk   /treɪ/ us  
B2 a flat object, usually with raised edges, used for carrying food and drinks: She was carrying a tray of drinks.Trays, racks and boards in the home mainly UK a flat, open container with raised edges that you put on your desk for keeping papers in: She put the letter in your intray. I don't know where I put that article - it must be in the bottom of my tray.
See also
Office equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery
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