wastepaper basket Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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wastepaper basketnoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪst.peɪ.pəˌbɑː.skɪt/  us   /-pɚˌbæs.kɪt/ UK (US wastebasket)
an ​opencontainer that ​stands on the ​floor inside ​buildings and is used for putting ​rubbish in, ​especiallypaper: Most of the ​letters they ​receive end up in the wastepaper ​basket.
(Definition of wastepaper basket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wastepaper basket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 废纸篓,废纸箱…
in Turkish çöp kutusu/kovası…
in Russian корзина для бумаг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢紙簍,廢紙箱…
in Polish kosz na śmieci…
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