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"washing" in British English

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washingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɒʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈwɑː.ʃɪŋ/ (also mainly US wash)
the ​act of washing ​clothes: Machines make doing the washing ​easy. clothes, ​sheets, etc. that need to be or have just been ​washed: I hang/​peg the washing out on the ​line.

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(Definition of washing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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washingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈwɑʃ·ɪŋ, ˈwɔ·ʃɪŋ/
the ​act of ​cleaningclothes, or ​clothitems being ​washed together: He does his own washing and ​ironing.
(Definition of washing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “washing”
in Arabic غَسيل…
in Korean 세탁…
in Portuguese lavagem, roupa lavada/para lavar, louça para lavar…
in Catalan bugada…
in Japanese 洗濯された物, 洗濯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗衣服, 待洗的衣物, 刚洗过的衣物…
in Turkish çamaşır…
in Russian стирка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗衣服, 待洗的衣物, 剛洗過的衣物…
in Italian bucato, biancheria da lavare…
in Polish pranie…
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