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English definition of “wash”

wash

noun (CLEANING)    /wɒʃ/ US  /wɑːʃ/
A2 [C usually singular] the action of washing something or a part of your body: Those curtains need a good (= careful) wash. Erik needed a good wash after playing in the garden.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words the wash [S] all the clothes, sheets, etc. that are washed together, especially in a washing machine: Can I put this shirt in (with) the white wash? "Where's my pink shirt?" "It's in the wash" (= being washed or in a pile of clothes that is going to be washed).Cleaning clothes US for washingCleaning clothes have a wash to wash your body or a part of it: I need to have a wash before dinnerPersonal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally do a wash to clean clothes, sheets, etc., usually in a washing machine: Are you doing a wash tonight?Cleaning clothes
(Definition of wash noun (CLEANING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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