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noun plastic pronunciation in British English /ˈplæstɪk/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a very common light, strong substance produced by a chemical process and used for making many different things
    chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics
    plates made of plastic
  2. 2
    [uncountable] informal a small plastic card that you can use instead of money
    Consumers want to buy goods on the Internet using plastic.


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