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cardboard

  

      n  
1   
a    a thin stiff board made from paper pulp and used esp. for making cartons  
b    (as modifier)  
cardboard boxes     
      adj  
2    prenominal   without substance  
a cardboard smile, a cardboard general     


cardboard city  
      n  
Informal   an area of a city in which homeless people sleep rough, often in cardboard boxes  
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