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verb [transitive] recycle pronunciation in American English /riˈsaɪk(ə)l/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerecycling
past tenserecycled
past participlerecycled

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  1. 1
    to change waste materials such as newspapers and bottles so that they can be used again
    Japan recycles 40% of its waste.
    recycled paper/glass
  2. 2
    to use something again, often for a different purpose
    The advertising industry is recycling old ideas to sell new things.


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