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cartonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑr·tən/
a ​box made from ​cardboard for ​storinggoods, or a ​container made from ​cardboard or ​plastic in which esp. ​milk or ​fruitjuice is ​sold
(Definition of carton from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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cartonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkɑːtən/
a ​box made from thick cardboard, used for ​storing or ​transportinggoods: The ​company uses ​agencyworkers to ​packcomputermonitors 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
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