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receptacle

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receptacle/rɪˈsɛptɪkəl/noun
pluralreceptacles
receptacle
/rɪˈsɛptɪkəl/
noun
pluralreceptacles
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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