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mop

noun [C] uk   /mɒp/ us    /mɑːp/
a stick with soft material fixed at one end, especially used for washing floors or dishes: a floor mop a dish mop

mop

verb [T] uk   /mɒp/ us    /mɑːp/ (-pp-)
to use a mop to wash something: He mopped the bathroom floor. to use a cloth to remove sweat from the face: He kept pausing to mop his brow.
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Translations of “mop”
in Korean 대걸레…
in Arabic مِمْسَحة…
in French vadrouille, tignasse, coup de vadrouille…
in Turkish püsküllü paspas…
in Italian scopettone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖把, 洗碗刷…
in Russian швабра…
in Polish mop…
in Spanish fregona, pelambrera, fregado…
in Portuguese esfregão…
in German der Mop, der Wust, das Wischen…
in Catalan pal de fregar…
in Japanese モップ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖把, 洗碗刷…
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