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verb [transitive] recycle pronunciation in American English /riˈsaɪk(ə)l/
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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.

  2. 2
    to use something again, often for a different purpose

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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