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English definition of “spring-clean”


verb [T] uk   /ˌsprɪŋˈkliːn/ us  
to clean all of a place, especially your house, very well, including parts you do not often cleanCleaning and tidying places and things
noun [S] uk   UK us  
I gave the kitchen a spring-clean at the weekend.Cleaning and tidying places and things
noun [U] uk   /ˌsprɪŋˈkliː.nɪŋ/ us  
to do some spring-cleaningCleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
(Definition of spring-clean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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