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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.Cleaning clothes [C] a business that washes clothes, sheets, etc. for customersCleaning clothesShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
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