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English definition of “clean-up”
clean-up (also cleanup)
› ENVIRONMENT an act of removing harmful substances or chemicals from a place or the environment: Over $100 million was allocated for the cleanup of hazardous chemicals and radioactive waste.
› WORKPLACE an act of improving a company or system by removing people and stopping activities that are dishonest or causing problems: The cleanup involved foreclosing on thousands of problem loans and selling the properties that secured them.