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e-waste Line breaks: e-waste

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of e-waste in English:


[mass noun]
Discarded electronic appliances such as mobile phones, computers, and televisions.
Example sentences
  • China, for example, has become a cache for vast amounts of e-waste.
  • Beckles highlighted the issue yesterday during the opening ceremony of a two-day symposium on e-waste at Crowne Plaza, Port-of-Spain.
  • Without doubt the disposal of e-waste poses a difficult problem.
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