empty adjective (NOTHING IN)
- Put the empty box in the rubbish bin.
- The room was empty except for a wardrobe standing in one corner.
- Could you put that crate of empty bottles outside the back door, please?
- I pulled into the empty parking space.
- When I reached the supermarket checkout, I found to my horror that my purse was completely empty.
empty adjective (NOT SINCERE)
empty adjective (WITHOUT PURPOSE)
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adverb uk /ˈemp.təl.i/ us /ˈemp.təl.i/