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laundry

noun
     
laun‧dry plural laundries
1 [uncountable] clothes, sheets etc that need to be washed or have just been washed:
She did the laundry (=washed the clothes etc) and hung it out to dry.
Ben was folding laundry.
clean/dirty laundry
a pile of dirty laundry
2 [countable] a place or business where clothes etc are washed and ironed

➔ air/wash your dirty laundry

at dirty1 (7)

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