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polishverb [T]

uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪʃ/
to rub something using a piece of cloth or brush to clean it and make it shine: to polish the furniture Polish your shoes regularly to protect the leather.

polishnoun

uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪʃ/

polish noun (CLEANING)

[S] the act of cleaning something by rubbing it: I'll just give my shoes a quick polish. [C or U] a cream or other substance that you use to clean something: shoe/furniture/silver polish

polish noun (SKILL)

[U] the quality of having been done in a way that shows skill and experience: It's a lively, good-hearted film but it lacks a little polish. This is a musical with polish and wit.
(Definition of polish verb, noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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