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waste·bas·ket

 (wāst′băs′kĭt)
n.
A relatively small, open-topped container for discarding trash. Also called wastepaper basket.
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wastebasket

(ˈweɪstˌbɑːskɪt)
n
(Furniture) an open receptacle for paper and other dry litter. Also called (esp in Britain): wastepaper basket
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waste•bas•ket

(ˈweɪstˌbæs kɪt, -ˌbɑ skɪt)

n.
a standing open receptacle for trash. Also called waste′paper bas`ket.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wastebasket - a container with an open topwastebasket - a container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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Translations
koš
bøtte
roskakori
kanta za smeće
ごみ箱
쓰레기통
sophink
ถังขยะ
thùng rác
l垃圾箱

wastebasket

[ˈweɪstbɑːskɪt] N (US) → cesto m de los papeles, papelera f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wastebasket

, wastebin
n (esp US) → Papierkorb m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wastebasket

صَفِيحَة لِلزُّبالَة koš bøtte Mülleimer κάδος cubo, papelera roskakori poubelle kanta za smeće bidone ごみ箱 쓰레기통 vuilnisbak søppelkasse kosz na śmieci caixote do lixo, lixo мусорное ведро sophink ถังขยะ çöp tenekesi thùng rác l垃圾箱
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

wastebasket

n. cesto de basura.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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