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recycle

verb
     
Related topics: Environment and waste
re‧cy‧cle
1SGE [intransitive and transitive] to put used objects or materials through a special process so that they can be used again:
We take all our bottles to be recycled.
packaging made of recycled paper
2 [transitive] to use something such as an idea, writing etc again instead of developing something new:
The fashion world just keeps recycling old ideas.

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