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airing
American English: /ˈɛrɪŋ/
British English: /ˈɛːrɪŋ/

noun

  • 1.1to give something an airing
    airear or orear algo
    (room)
    ventilar or airear algo
    Example sentences
    • Apparently, the covenants of our homeowners association forbid the airing of laundry outside.
    • Vacuum curtains once in a while and give the sheets an airing as often as you can.
    • When the sun shone we liked to give our blankets a good airing.
    1.2 (public exposure) the issue received its first airing recently
    el problema se ventiló por primera vez hace poco
    Example sentences
    • There's strength in the diversity of warning systems, if only because it allows the airing of dissenting opinions on whether a particular threat is serious.
    • Though all the cheering may have muffled a public airing of hard questions, insiders knew them all too well: Can golf really work in the inner city?
    • Thanks to a variety of industry sources, we can give several of these projects a public airing for the first time.

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