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English definition of “washing-up”

washing-up

noun [U]
 
/ˌwɒʃɪŋˈʌp/ UK
A2 the activity of washing the dishes, pans, and other things you have used for cooking and eating a meal: He was doing the washing-up.Cleaning and tidying places and thingsWashing the dishes
(Definition of washing-up from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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