Entry from British & World English dictionary
An act of tidying or organizing things by separating them into categories: start your kitchen reorganization with a sort-out
More example sentences
- Soon there's going to have to be a total sort-out to make more space, but I can probably shove volumes in a few more corners before I have to take that drastic step.
- I have recently got around to having a grand sort-out with the result that I have quite a collection of unwanted jewellery and watches, some of which need a little repair.
- The recycling centres are also useful for the spring sort-out, taking everything from furniture and clothes to car batteries, oil, garden waste and timber.
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