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laundry

noun uk   /ˈlɔːn.dri/  us   /ˈlɑːn-/
B2 [U] the dirty clothes and sheets that need to be, are being, or have been washed: I've got to do (= wash) my laundry. [C] a business that washes clothes, sheets, etc. for customers
Translations of “laundry”
in Korean 빨래…
in Arabic غَسيل…
in Portuguese roupa para lavar, roupa lavada…
in Catalan roba bruta…
in Japanese 洗濯物…
in Italian bucato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 待洗(或正在洗滌、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Russian белье для стирки…
in Turkish kirli çamaşır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 待洗(或正在洗涤、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Polish pranie…
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