Meaning of “wastebasket” in the English Dictionary

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"wastebasket" in British English

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wastebasketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈweɪstˌbɑː.skɪt/ us /ˈweɪstˌbæs.kət/ US UK wastepaper basket

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

"wastebasket" in American English

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wastebasketnoun [ C ]

us /ˈweɪstˌbæs·kɪt/

a container to hold paper or other small things you want to get rid of

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

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