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"bucket" in British English

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bucketnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbʌk.ɪt/
B1 a ​container with an ​opentop and a ​handle, often used for ​carryingliquids: Armed with a bucket and a ​mop, I ​startedwashing the ​floor.UK I took my two-year-old ​nephew down to the ​beach with his bucket and ​spade.
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(Definition of bucket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bucket" in American English

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bucketnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbʌk·ɪt/
a ​container with an ​opentop and a ​handle, or the ​amount such a ​container will ​hold: a bucket of ​water
(Definition of bucket from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bucket”
in Korean 양동이…
in Arabic سَطْل…
in Malaysian timba…
in French seau…
in Russian ведро…
in Chinese (Traditional) (有把手的)桶…
in Italian secchio…
in Turkish kova, bakraç…
in Polish wiadro…
in Spanish cubo…
in Vietnamese thùng, xô…
in Portuguese balde…
in Thai ถัง…
in German der Eimer…
in Catalan galleda…
in Japanese バケツ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (有提梁的)桶…
in Indonesian ember…
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