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“suitcase” in British English

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suitcasenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsuːt.keɪs/ /ˈsjuːt.keɪs/ us /ˈsuːt.keɪs/ UK also case

A2 a large, rectangular container with a handle, for carrying clothes and possessions while travelling:

Have you packed/unpacked your suitcase yet?

More examples

  • My dress got all crushed in my suitcase.
  • The suitcase was full of dollar bills .
  • Will you keep your eye on my suitcase while I go to get the tickets?
  • He is very fastidious about how a suitcase should be packed.
  • My suitcase began to feel really heavy after a while.

(Definition of “suitcase” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“suitcase” in American English

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suitcasenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsutkeɪs/

a large container with a handle and often with wheels for carrying clothes and possessions while traveling:

Have you packed your suitcase yet?

(Definition of “suitcase” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)