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airing

noun [S] uk   /ˈeə.rɪŋ/ us    /ˈer.ɪŋ/

airing noun [S] (MAKING KNOWN)

an occasion when a subject is discussed in an open or public way: The arguments for and against the proposals have been given a good airing.

airing noun [S] (DRYING)

a period of time when you allow the air to make something dry and fresh: The room was damp and smelly so we opened all the windows and gave it a good airing.
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