Definition of sort-out in English:

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An act of tidying or organizing things by separating them into categories: start your kitchen reorganization with a sort-out
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  • 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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