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Meaning of “washing” - Learner’s Dictionary

washing

noun [U]     /ˈwɒʃɪŋ/
clothes, sheets, and similar things that are being washed or have been washed, or the activity of washing these: I'm doing the washing this morning. He does his own washing and ironing.Cleaning clothes
Translations of “washing”
in Korean 세탁…
in Arabic غَسيل…
in Portuguese lavagem, roupa lavada/para lavar, louça para lavar…
in Catalan bugada…
in Japanese 洗濯された物, 洗濯…
in Italian bucato, biancheria da lavare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗衣服, 待洗的衣物, 剛洗過的衣物…
in Russian стирка…
in Turkish çamaşır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗衣服, 待洗的衣物, 刚洗过的衣物…
in Polish pranie…
(Definition of washing from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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