Meaning of “cleanup” in the English Dictionary


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cleanupnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈklinˌʌp/

the act or process of removing a dirty or dangerous substance, esp. when it has been left in the environment as a result of an accident:

The cleanup after the oil spill cost over $10,000,000.

(Definition of “cleanup” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)