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English definition of “ablution”

ablution

noun uk   /əˈbluː.ʃən/ formal us  
[U] the act of washing yourself: Ablution is part of some religious ceremonies.Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally ablutions [plural] humorous Your ablutions are the things you do when you wash yourself: I must just perform my ablutions!
(Definition of ablution from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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