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Meaning of “washing-up” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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