Definition of 'cleaning'
Example sentences containing 'cleaning'
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Councils in England spend over 700million a year on street cleaning and the scheme could cut the bills by millions. The Sun (2016)I wrote:'Great condition but needs dry cleaning before wearing to get rid of the stench of betrayal. The Sun (2016)This could give new meaning to the concept of dry cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Watch this before you do your spring cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your cleaning job only opened up a gap for more stuff to settle. Christianity Today (2000)My mother would spend six to eight hours a day cooking and cleaning. The Sun (2012)They will also get new dry cleaning facilities and fridges to store their food. The Sun (2011)No wonder all that spring cleaning has left you hungry! The Sun (2016)This mobile pressure washer will enable you to effortlessly solve tough outdoor cleaning jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Lots of people prefer cleaning or cooking jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They had owned a modest dry cleaning establishment in the neighbourhood. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)These cleaning jobs were a ticket to another life for my daughter and me. The Sun (2011)The chap who invented it already has my dry cleaning bill. The Sun (2012)Once when a stage hand pointed out the dry cleaning tag clearly visible on his waistcoat. The Sun (2008)The public will also be able to decide whether to put up charges for rubbish collection or outsource their street cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In this season of spring cleaning, do not forget to spruce up your investment records. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Do something productive but mundane to clear your head, maybe some early spring cleaning. The Sun (2016)Practical help might include assistance with shopping, cooking and cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Under the plans, ward councillors would for the first time be given budgets for local expenses such as street lighting and cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The most vulnerable services include libraries, sports centres, street cleaning and waste collection. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'cleaning'
British English: cleaning /ˈkliːnɪŋ/ NOUN
Cleaning is the action of making something clean.
I do the cleaning myself.
- American English: cleaning
- Arabic: تَنْظِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: limpeza
- Chinese: 清洁处理
- Croatian: čišćenje
- Czech: úklid
- Danish: rengøring
- Dutch: schoonmaakbeurt
- European Spanish: limpieza
- Finnish: siivous
- French: nettoyage
- German: Reinigen
- Greek: καθαρισμός
- Italian: pulizia
- Japanese: 掃除
- Korean: 청소
- Norwegian: rengjøring
- Polish: czyszczenie
- European Portuguese: limpeza
- Romanian: curățenie
- Russian: уборка
- Spanish: limpieza
- Swedish: städning
- Thai: การทำความสะอาด
- Turkish: temizleme
- Ukrainian: чищення
- Vietnamese: sự quét dọn
Definition of cleaning from the Collins English Dictionary
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