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carrier bag

n
Brit a large paper or plastic bag for carrying shopping
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carrier bag - a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchasescarrier bag - a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
doggie bag, doggy bag - a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog
grocery bag - a sack for holding customer's groceries
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Translations
taška
bærepose
muovipussi
vrećica
買物袋
쇼핑백
nakupovalna vrečka
bärkasse
ถุงใส่ของ
túi đựng hàng

carrier bag

n (Brit) → sacchetto, borsa (di plastica)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

carrier bag

كِيْس taška bærepose Tüte τσάντα για ψώνια bolsa muovipussi cabas vrećica sacchetto della spesa 買物袋 쇼핑백 draagtas bærepose reklamówka saco de compras, sacola de compras пакет bärkasse ถุงใส่ของ alışveriş torbası túi đựng hàng 购物袋
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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"We are currently considering ways in which we can further reduce the number of new carrier bags being bought by consumers."
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