Meaning of “ashtray” in the English Dictionary

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"ashtray" in British English

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ashtraynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæʃ.treɪ/ us /ˈæʃ.treɪ/

a small dish or container, sometimes decorative, in which people can leave cigarette ash and cigarette butts

(Definition of “ashtray” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ashtray" in American English

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ashtraynoun [ C ]

us /ˈæʃˌtreɪ/

a small container in which smokers leave ash and cigarette ends

(Definition of “ashtray” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)