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laundry

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɔːndri/ ( plural laundries)
LAW, FINANCE an organization that hides the origin of money earned illegally and makes it seem legal: Evidence of the bank serving as a money laundry in the bailout scandal has been identified.
Translations of “laundry”
in Korean 빨래…
in Arabic غَسيل…
in Portuguese roupa para lavar, roupa lavada…
in Catalan roba bruta…
in Japanese 洗濯物…
in Italian bucato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 待洗(或正在洗滌、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Russian белье для стирки…
in Turkish kirli çamaşır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 待洗(或正在洗涤、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Polish pranie…
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