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"laundry" in American English

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laundrynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɔn·dri, ˈlɑn-/
clothing, bed sheets, etc., that have been or need to be washed: [U] piles of dirty laundry
A laundry is also a room in a house where clothes, bed sheets, etc., are washed, or a business that washes clothes, bed sheets, etc., for customers.
(Definition of laundry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"laundry" in Business English

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laundrynoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of laundry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “laundry”
in Arabic غَسيل…
in Korean 빨래…
in Portuguese roupa para lavar, roupa lavada…
in Catalan roba bruta…
in Japanese 洗濯物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 待洗(或正在洗涤、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Turkish kirli çamaşır…
in Russian белье для стирки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 待洗(或正在洗滌、洗完)的衣物, 洗衣店…
in Italian bucato…
in Polish pranie…
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