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noun [uncountable]     trash pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    American waste material such as paper, plastic bags, used containers, etc. The British word is rubbish

    The average American family produces three pounds of trash a day.

    1. a.

      the trash

      American the container where you put waste material

      Did you put the newspaper in the trash?

  2. 2
    informal something that you think is of very bad quality, especially something such as a movie, television program, or book

    I can’t watch this trash any longer. Let’s go.



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