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English

A container (sense 2)

Etymology

to contain + -er

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
container

Plural
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  1. An item in which objects or materials can be stored or transported.
  2. A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).

Translations


French

Etymology

From English container (during the 1920s).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: kɔ̃tɛnɛʁ

Noun

container f. (plural containers)

  1. container

Synonyms

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