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"garbage" in British English

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garbagenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡɑː.bɪdʒ/  us   /ˈɡɑːr-/
B1 US (also trash, UK rubbish) wastematerial or ​unwanted things that you ​throw away nonsense or ​stupidideas: He ​talks a lot of garbage about ​education.
(Definition of garbage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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garbagenoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡɑr·bɪdʒ/

garbage noun [U] (WASTE)

wastematerial, esp. ​unwantedfood, 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 ​collectionMonday. We were ​stuck in ​traffic behind a garbage ​truck (= a ​largevehicle that ​collects garbage from ​containersoutsidebuildings).

garbage noun [U] (NONSENSE)

nonsense, or ​worthlessideas or things: There’s an ​awful lot of garbage on ​television and ​radio.
(Definition of garbage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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