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English definition of “wash up”

wash up

US phrasal verb with wash     /wɒʃ/ US  /wɑːʃ/ verb
to wash your hands, especially before a meal: Go and wash up - your dinner's ready.Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
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