Definition of 'cleaner'
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It is true that football is not a product like a vacuum cleaner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How did work and dry cleaners take the whole day? Times, Sunday Times (2017)I see my window cleaner as often. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shampoo upholstery with a liquid dry cleaner to which a few drops of disinfectant have been added. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)The majority of locals with jobs there are cleaners and security staff. The Sun (2013)We both watched as a street cleaner then ran it over. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They should be taken to the cleaners to pay it back. The Sun (2015)They found it contained a lethal caustic chemical found in a brand of household oven cleaner. The Sun (2010)The only problem is my vacuum cleaner is on the blink. The Sun (2014)Plus the dry cleaner was holding her wardrobe hostage. Christianity Today (2000)Her mother was a teacher and her father a window cleaner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How long before councils get rid of street cleaners and use the jobless to do it? The Sun (2013)They should be taken to the cleaners. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Dry cleaners were told to stop losing clothes or they would be sued. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And window cleaners reported a rise in calls to do jobs next door. The Sun (2015)The firm says that many of those worried about being taken to the cleaners in the divorce courts are women. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She found employment as a cleaner, a job she kept for more than ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Domestic appliances such as coffee machines, ovens and vacuum cleaners will have to use less energy too. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Before reaching for a can of chemical cleaner, try a less harmful alternative from the list which follows. Stay Well This Winter (1989)A thick paste smeared in the oven and left overnight makes that loathsome task easier without the need for chemical cleaners. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'cleaner'
British English: cleaner /ˈkliːnə/ NOUN
A cleaner is someone who is employed to clean the rooms and furniture inside a building or someone whose job is to clean a particular type of thing.
He's a window cleaner.
- American English: cleaner
- Arabic: مُنَظِّف
- Brazilian Portuguese: faxineiro
- Chinese: 清洁工人
- Croatian: čistač
- Czech: uklízeč
- Danish: rengøringsassistent
- Dutch: schoonmaker
- European Spanish: limpiador
- Finnish: siivooja
- French: employé de ménage
- German: Reinigungskraft
- Greek: καθαριστής
- Italian: addetto alle pulizie
- Japanese: 清掃人
- Korean: 청소부
- Norwegian: vaskehjelp
- Polish: sprzątacz
- European Portuguese: empregado de limpeza
- Romanian: persoană care face curățenie
- Russian: уборщик
- Spanish: aseador
- Swedish: städare
- Thai: คนทำความสะอาด
- Turkish: temizlikçi
- Ukrainian: прибиральник
- Vietnamese: người quét dọn
Definition of cleaner from the Collins English Dictionary
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