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garbage truck

n
(Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse. Also called (in Britain): dustcart (dated)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garbage truck - a truck for collecting domestic refusegarbage truck - a truck for collecting domestic refuse; "in Britain a garbage truck is called a dustcart"
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
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garbage truck

n (Am) → camion m inv della nettezza urbana
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Summary: Greater Beirut's waste contractor Sukleen promised to pay garbage truck drivers for their services, following a protest outside one of their offices south of the city Friday.
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