washing-up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “washing-up” in the English Dictionary

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washing-upnoun [U]

uk   /ˌwɒʃ.ɪŋˈʌp/  us   /ˌwɑːʃ-/ UK
A2 the ​act of ​cleaningplates, ​pans, ​glasses, ​knives, ​forks, etc. after a ​meal, or the ​objectsneeding to be ​washed: You do the washing-up and I'll do the ​drying. There's an ​enormouspile of washing-up in the ​sink.
(Definition of washing-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “washing-up”
in Arabic غَسيل الأطباق…
in Korean 설거지…
in Portuguese lavagem de louça, louça para lavar…
in Catalan rentada, plats per a rentar…
in Japanese 皿洗い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清洗餐具, 待洗的物品…
in Turkish bulaşık yıkama…
in Russian мытье посуды…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清洗餐具, 待洗的物品…
in Italian il lavare i piatti…
in Polish zmywanie (naczyń)…
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