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noun [uncountable] trash pronunciation in American English /træʃ/
  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?

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