receptacle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"receptacle" in British English

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receptaclenoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsep.tə.kl̩/ formal
a ​container used for ​storing or putting ​objects in: Residents are given four ​separate receptacles fortheirrubbish.
(Definition of receptacle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"receptacle" in American English

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receptaclenoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈsep·tə·kəl/ fml
a ​container for ​holding things or that you can put things in: a ​trash receptacle
(Definition of receptacle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “receptacle”
in Korean 그릇, 용기…
in Arabic وِعاء, حاوِية…
in Malaysian bekas khas…
in French récipient…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 貯存器, 儲藏器…
in Italian recipiente…
in Spanish receptáculo, recipiente…
in Vietnamese đồ đựng…
in Portuguese receptáculo, recipiente…
in Thai ภาชนะที่ใส่…
in German der Behälter…
in Catalan recipient…
in Japanese 容器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 贮存器, 储藏器…
in Indonesian wadah…
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