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I find both acceptable. Personally, I would be more likely to say "socket" or "wall socket" in the context of a kid playing with it (when the emphasis is on its physical reality), and "outlet" or "electrical outlet" in the context of my wanting to plug something into it (when the emphasis is on its intended function); but I really wouldn't bat an eye if ...



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