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