Meaning of “mousetrap” in the English Dictionary

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"mousetrap" in British English

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mousetrapnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmaʊs.træp/ us /ˈmaʊs.træp/

a small device that is used in houses and other buildings for catching and killing mice

(Definition of “mousetrap” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mousetrap" in American English

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mousetrapnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑʊsˌtræp/

a small device used for catching and usually killing mice

(Definition of “mousetrap” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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