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wastebasket

noun [C] uk   /ˈweɪstˌbɑː.skɪt/  us   /-ˌbæs.kɪt/ US (UK wastepaper basket)
A2 an open container that stands on the floor inside buildings and is used for putting rubbish in, especially paper
Translations of “wastebasket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢紙簍,廢紙箱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 废纸篓,废纸箱…
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