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English definition of “airing”

airing

noun [S] (DRYING)    /ˈeə.rɪŋ/ US  /ˈer.ɪŋ/
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.Cleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of airing noun (DRYING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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