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mending

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛndɪŋ
 
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Definition of mending in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Things to be repaired by sewing or darning: a muddle of books and mending
More example sentences
  • She glared at Glint, who was crossing the deck with an armload of mending, causing the semi-innocent lass to hurry off guiltily.
  • She was torn between seeing what Scott was up to and getting caught up on her mending, which had piled up during the frenzied preparations for the fair.
  • ‘Once a week they had Troops Day when they could bring their mending,’ she says.

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