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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
(Definition of recycle verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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