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English definition of “recycle bin”

recycle bin

noun [C]    
IT a computer program where you store files or folders that you want to delete before deleting them permanently : It is possible to retrieve deleted files from the recycle bin .
(also recycling bin) ENVIRONMENT a container for waste that will be recycled , for example , paper or glass : Some grocery stores now provide recycle bins for used plastic bags .
(Definition of recycle bin noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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