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American English: /ˈɡɑrbɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈɡɑːbɪdʒ/

Translation of garbage in Spanish:


  • 1 (US) (refuse) (before noun) garbage chute
    vertedor (masculine) de la basura
    ducto (masculine) de la basura (Uruguay)
    garbage disposal unit
    Example sentences
    • Americans are right to refuse truckloads of garbage that contain biomedical waste and radioactive material.
    • It has a chronic waste problem with garbage and sewerage littering the edges of the coral reef that forms the island.
    • People living along the river banks admit that they always dump the waste into the river as there is no garbage dump in the neighborhood.
  • 2 (worthless things) [colloquial]a load of old garbage
    un montón de cachivaches or de porquerías
    this book is absolute garbage
    este libro es una auténtica porquería
    they say she's going, but that's garbage
    dicen que se va, pero son puras estupideces [colloquial]
    dicen que se va, pero son puras macanas (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • I figured this idea was garbage, and that he was too much of an egomaniac to base his movies on anyone else's work but his.
    • Try to copy a short-cut with a right click, and you'll get meaningless garbage.
    • It took an awfully long time, though, and my computer is full of garbage.
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