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Definition of spring cleaning noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spring cleaning

 noun
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BrE BrE//ˌsprɪŋ ˈkliːnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsprɪŋ ˈkliːnɪŋ//
 
(also spring-cleaning) [uncountable]
 
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the act of cleaning a house, room, etc. thoroughly, including the parts you do not usually clean Spring cleaning is an ideal time to reorganize your cupboards and bookshelves. Beauty panellists were in the mood for some spring cleaning of their makeup bags.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spring cleaning

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