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English definition of “dross”

dross

noun [U]   /drɒs/ US  /drɑːs/ mainly UK
something that has no use or no value: So much of what's on TV is pure dross. We read all the manuscripts but 95 percent are dross.Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issuesNot of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
(Definition of dross noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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