Meaning of “carton” in the English Dictionary

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"carton" in American English

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cartonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑr·tən/

a box made from cardboard for storing goods, or a container made from cardboard or plastic in which esp. milk or fruit juice is sold

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

"carton" in Business English

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cartonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɑːtən/ us

a box made from thick cardboard, used for storing or transporting goods:

The company uses agency workers to pack computer monitors into shipping cartons.
a carton of sth a carton of bananas

MARKETING, COMMERCE a container made from cardboard or plastic in which milk, fruit juice, etc. is sold, or its contents:

a milk/juice/egg carton Empty egg cartons can be reused or recycled.
a carton of sth a carton of milk

(Definition of “carton” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)