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"clean-up" in British English

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clean-upnoun [S]

uk   /kliːn/  us   /kliːn/
the act of making a place clean and tidy: It's time you gave your bedroom a good clean-up. Residents have called for a clean-up campaign to keep their streets free from rubbish.
(Definition of clean-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clean up" in Business English

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clean up

phrasal verb with clean uk   us   /kliːn/ verb
informal to get a lot of money: With holiday spending already up by 10%, retailers are really hoping to clean up this season.

clean-upnoun [C]

(also cleanup) uk   us  
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.
(Definition of clean up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clean-up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (把…)梳洗整齐, 打扫,清理…
in Chinese (Traditional) (把…)梳洗整齊, 打掃,清理…
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