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"bin" in British English

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binnoun [C]

uk   us   /bɪn/
  • bin noun [C] (WASTE)

B1 a ​container for ​waste: a litter bin a rubbish bin recycling bins for ​oldnewspapers, ​bottles, and ​cans Do you ​want this or shall I throw it in the bin?
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binverb [T]

uk   us   /bɪn/ (-nn-) UK
(Definition of bin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bin" in American English

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binnoun [C]

 us   /bɪn/
a ​largestoragecontainer: a ​compost/​storage bin Br A bin is also a ​trash can.
(Definition of bin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"BIN" in Business English

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BINnoun [C]

uk   us   /bɪn/ BANKING
(Definition of BIN from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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