Meaning of “wastepaper basket” in the English Dictionary

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"wastepaper basket" in British English

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wastepaper basketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈweɪst.peɪ.pə ˌbɑː.skɪt/ us /ˈweɪst.peɪ.pɚ ˌbæs.kət/ UK US wastebasket

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