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Meaning of “cleaner” in the English Dictionary

"cleaner" in British English

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cleanernoun

uk   /ˈkliː.nər/  us   /-nɚ/
A2 [C] a ​person whose ​job is to ​cleanhouses, ​offices, ​publicplaces, etc.: Chris has an ​eveningjob as an ​office cleaner. [C or U] a ​substance used for ​cleaning things: We've ​run out of ​floor cleaner.cleaner's C1 [C] a ​shop where ​clothes that cannot be ​washed in an ​ordinarywashingmachine are ​cleaned: Could you ​pick up my ​suit from the cleaner's for me, ​please?
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(Definition of cleaner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cleanernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkli·nər/
a ​business that ​cleansclothes by using ​chemicals A cleaner is also a ​person whose ​job is ​cleaning: a ​window cleaner A cleaner is also a ​product that ​removesdirt: a ​household cleaner
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