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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of removing dirt in the rooms and furnishings of an abode; (figurative) the act of reforming by the removal of unwanted personnel or practices or conditions.

Usage examples (39)
  • Efficient housecleaning should proceed one room at a time
  • More housecleaning is in store at other accounting firms
  • Many employees were discharged in a general housecleaning by the new owners
  • Martha was a housekeeper – she reveled in housecleaning – she had for more
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