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verb litter pronunciation in British English /ˈlɪtə(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelittering
past tenselittered
past participlelittered
  1. 1
    [transitive] to be spread around a place in large numbers

    The room was littered with broken glass.

    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to leave litter in a place
  2. 2
    [transitive] [always passive] if something is littered with things, there are many of them in it

    The history of pop music is littered with disputes between songwriting partners.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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