crate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"crate" in British English

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cratenoun [C]

uk   us   /kreɪt/
a ​box made of ​wood, ​plastic, or ​metal, ​especially one ​divided into ​parts to ​holdbottles: a ​milk crate a crate of ​emptybottles a ​packing crate a cage with a ​bed that a ​dog, ​especially a puppy, ​sleeps in and ​stays in when ​itsowners are away from ​home

crateverb [T]

uk   us   /kreɪt/
to put something into a crate, ​especially in ​order to ​move it to put a ​dog in a crate: Do you crate her at ​night?
(Definition of crate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crate" in American English

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cratenoun [C]

 us   /kreɪt/
a ​largewoodenbox, used esp. for ​packing, ​storing, or ​sending things: The ​woodenshipping crates were ​unloaded at the ​dock.
(Definition of crate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"crate" in Business English

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cratenoun [C]

uk   us   /kreɪt/
an large ​box made of wood, ​plastic, or metal, used for ​storing or ​transporting things: In ​harbors like the Port of Hong Kong, ​giantcranespull several million metal crates out of ​containerships every ​year.
(Definition of crate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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