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lost property

noun
     
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lost property [uncountable] British English
1D things that people have lost or accidentally left in a public place, which are kept until someone collects them
2 also Lost PropertyD a place where these things are kept until someone comes to claim them [= lost-and-found American English]
Thankfully, someone had handed my bag into Lost Property.

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