garbageman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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garbagemannoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɑr·bɪdʒˌmæn/ (plural -men  /ˈɡɑr·bɪdʒˌmen/ )
a ​person whose ​job is to ​collect the ​garbage from ​containersoutsidehouses and other ​buildings
(Definition of garbageman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “garbageman”
in Arabic عَامِل جَمع القُمامة…
in Korean 청소부…
in Portuguese funcionário da limpeza pública, lixeiro…
in Catalan escombriaire…
in Japanese ごみ収集人, 清掃作業員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (清运垃圾的)清洁工…
in Turkish çöpçü…
in Russian мусорщик…
in Chinese (Traditional) (清運垃圾的)清潔工…
in Italian netturbino…
in Polish śmieciarz…
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