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out traynoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US outbox)
a ​flat, ​opencontainer on a ​desk for ​letters and other ​documents that have already been ​dealt with and are ​waiting to be ​sent to someone ​else or put away: The ​letter is inyour out ​tray.
(Definition of out tray from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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out traynoun [C]

uk   us   (also outbox, also US out basket)
WORKPLACE a ​container where a ​person puts ​letters and other ​documents that need to be ​sent to other ​departments or ​organizations: As usual, the ​amount in his in tray was significantly more than in his out tray.
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(Definition of out tray from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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