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garbagenoun [U]

us   /ˈɡɑr·bɪdʒ/
  • garbage noun [U] (WASTE)

waste material, esp. unwanted food, or a container in which waste is kept: She threw the cheese in the garbage. Take the garbage can/bags out to the curb to be picked up. There will be no regular garbage collection Monday. We were stuck in traffic behind a garbage truck (= a large vehicle that collects garbage from containers outside buildings).
  • garbage noun [U] (NONSENSE)

nonsense, or worthless ideas or things: There’s an awful lot of garbage on television and radio.
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“garbage” in American English

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