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noun junk pronunciation in British English /dʒʌŋk/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] old, broken, or useless things
    You should get rid of all that junk in your garage.
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    1. a.
      things that are of very low quality
      My last car was a piece of junk.
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] things that you do not want or like
    Most TV channels are filled with junk.
    junk TV
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  3. 4
    [countable] a Chinese boat with a flat base
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