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Can i use a 20a outlet on a 15a circuit?

No, a 15A breaker won't trip for a long time. Is that correct? I understand why a 15 Amp receptacle shouldn't be used on a 20 Amp service but a 20 Amp receptacle should be able to handle the load safely. If there is more than one receptacle, a 15A receptacle can be used on a 20A circuit.

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