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ironing

noun [U] uk   /ˈaɪə.nɪŋ/  us   /ˈaɪr-/
B1 the activity of making clothes flat and smooth, using an iron: I must do some/the ironing tonight. clothes that are waiting to be ironed or have just been ironed: a basket full of ironing
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  • Bring the ironing board through here, then you can watch TV while you do the ironing.
  • There is a huge pile of ironing to be done, but I just can't face it tonight.
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