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freecycle

[free-sahy-kuh l] /ˌfriˈsaɪ kəl/
verb (used with object), freecycled, freecycling.
1.
to give away (used goods or materials) to people who want them, or to obtain (such items) for free.
verb (used without object), freecycled, freecycling.
2.
to exchange used items for free.
noun
3.
an online community that facilitates such exchanges.
Origin
2000-2005
2000-05; blend of free and recycle
Related forms
freecycler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for freecycle

freecycle

/ˈfriːˌsaɪkəl/
noun
1.
an informal network of citizens who cooperate online to promote recycling by offering one another unwanted items free of charge
verb
2.
(transitive) to recycle (an unwanted item) by offering it to someone free of charge
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