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garbage collector

noun [C]
 
US ( UK dustman)
someone whose job is to remove the waste from containers left outside housesOccupations and tradesSocial services and sanitation
Translations of “garbage collector”
in Chinese (Traditional) (清運垃圾的)清潔工…
in Russian мусорщик…
in Turkish çöpçü, çöp toplayıcısı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (清运垃圾的)清洁工…
in Polish śmieciarz…
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