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landfillnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlændˌfɪl/
a place where garbage is buried: [U] The shopping center was built on landfill.
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landfillnoun

uk   us   /ˈlændfɪl/ ENVIRONMENT
[U] waste that is buried in the ground in large amounts: Landfill is a long-term pollutant. At the facility we separate recyclable goods from landfill.
[C or U] (also landfill site) a place where waste is buried in the ground in large amounts: The idea is to transform the landfill into a park.
[U] the process of burying large amounts of waste: Landfill provides a safe disposal option for waste that can't be recycled, composted, or used to generate energy. The landfill tax is a tax on the disposal of waste.
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