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recycle binnoun [C]

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IT a ​computerprogram where you ​storefiles or ​folders that you want to ​delete before ​deleting them permanently: It is possible to ​retrievedeletedfiles from the ​recycle bin.
(also recycling bin) ENVIRONMENT a ​container for ​waste that will be ​recycled, for ​example, ​paper or glass: Some ​grocerystores now ​providerecycle bins for used ​plastic bags.
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