Translation of cleanup in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈkliːnʌp/


(no pl)
  • 1.1 (clean) limpieza (f) the cleanup after the nuclear disaster las operaciones de limpieza luego del desastre nuclear
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    • In August, the Wilderness Hiking Association launched a clean-up campaign to clean the Fish River Canyon.
    • Their efforts will go beyond delivering pep-talks and will extend to involving people in developing waste-reduction and recycling activities and encouraging community clean-ups and environmental improvements.
    • You are encouraged to help identify flotsam sources, get involved in local beach clean-ups and campaign for responsible disposal of waste by marine industries.
    1.2 (of crime, corruption) limpieza (f) (before n) cleanup campaign campaña (f) contra la delincuencia ( or la corrupción etc)
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    • The clean-up rate for crimes stood at a mere 20.8%.
    • Political considerations, apparently, have delayed a clean-up of the most serious twin crimes of any bureaucracy - inefficiency and corruption.
    • The clean-up operation involved searching the buildings and targeting criminals operating from the buildings.
    1.3 (large profit) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], tajada (f) [familiar/colloquial]

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