receptacle

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receptacle /rɪˈsɛptɪkəl/ noun
plural receptacles
receptacle
/rɪˈsɛptɪkəl/
noun
plural receptacles
Learner's definition of RECEPTACLE
[count]
formal : a container that is used to hold something
sometimes used figuratively
US : a device into which an electric cord can be plugged in order to provide electricity for a lamp, television, etc.
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