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disposableadjective

us   /dɪˈspoʊ·zə·bəl/
intended to be thrown away after use: disposable cups
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disposableadjective

uk   /dɪˈspəʊzəbl/ us  
[usually before noun] used to describe a product that can be bought cheaply and is meant to be thrown away after use: The market no longer offers disposable plastic bags at checkout. disposable cameras/razors/lenses disposable diapers/nappies
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[only before noun] FINANCE available for use: disposable assets/capital/cash

disposablenoun

uk   /dɪˈspəʊzəbl/ us  
[C, usually plural] a disposable product: medical/plastic disposables Many people now use cloth nappies instead of disposables. The company claims that one rechargeable battery replaces 500 to 1,000 disposables.
disposables [plural]
ECONOMICS →  non-durable goods
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