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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act, process, or an instance of cleaning with a particular implement; Also: Completion of an operation or action.

Usage examples (38)
  • They'd leave the mop-up job to the hunting squads.
  • Conducted mop-up operations in Ruhr Pocket in April.
  • Terry would be superior to the two mop-up boys running now.
  • Military action to start with, mop-up the action in the courts. for more
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