Definition of receptacle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    receptacle

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    noun
    NAmE//rɪˈsɛptəkl//
     
     
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  1. 1receptacle (for something) (formal) a container for putting something in In the backyard there was a large receptacle for catching rainwater. (figurative) a trash receptacle
  2. 2 = outlet (5)
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