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junk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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junkjunk1 /dʒʌŋk/ ●●● S2 noun  1 [uncountable]USELESS old or unwanted objects that have no use or value This cupboard’s full of junk.Do not use junk when you are talking about things such as empty packets, cans, and bottles that are left in a public place. Use litter: Don’t drop litter in the street.2 [uncountable]DF junk food3 [countable]TTW a Chinese sailing boat
Examples from the Corpus
junkSo when the company makes money, its junk soars, in anticipation of the windfall.They have so much junk in their yard. It makes the neighborhood look awful.I must clean out this cupboard - it's absolutely full of junk.Her cupboards were full of junk which she had accumulated over the years.a pile of old junka market stall selling junk and old clothesa garage filled with junkDon't fill yourself up with junk, dinner's in an hour.
junkjunk2 verb [transitive]  USELESSto get rid of something because it is old or useless→ See Verb table
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junkIt would have been too expensive to fix the car, so we junked it.Closer to home, Rohr has junked its proposed new headquarters building in Chula Vista.For David Marquand's main mistake is to see the policy review as merely an exercise in junking outmoded policies.But before you junk that 2-or 3-year-old computer, consider an important alternative: upgrading.Wally's dad had the contract to clear them out, sort out what could be sold off and junk the rest.
From Longman Business Dictionaryjunkjunk adjective informal disapproving junk email/fax/mail email etc sent to someone who has not requested it, usually to advertise somethingThe system allows the user to receive only filtered messages, a benefit in dealing with junk email.
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Verb table
junk
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjunk
he, she, itjunks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjunked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave junked
he, she, ithas junked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad junked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill junk
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have junked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam junking
he, she, itis junking
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you, we, theyare junking
Past
I, he, she, itwas junking
you, we, theywere junking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been junking
he, she, ithas been junking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been junking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be junking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been junking
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