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English definition of “litter”

litter

noun [U] (RUBBISH)    /ˈlɪt.ər/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ/
B2 small pieces of rubbish that have been left lying on the ground in public places: About two percent of fast-food packaging ends up as litter.Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
(Definition of litter noun (RUBBISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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