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English definition of “recycle”

recycle

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˌriːˈsaɪkl/
B1 to put used paper, glass, plastic, etc through a process so that it can be used again: We recycle all our newspapers and bottles.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsPreserving and savingDefending and protecting
recyclable
 
 
/ˌriːˈsaɪkləbl/ adjective
able to be recycled: Glass is recyclable.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsPreserving and savingDefending and protecting
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