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mop–up

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noun, often attributive \ˈmäp-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of mop–up

  • : the actions that complete a job or task after the more difficult parts have been done

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mop–up

  1. :  a concluding action or phase

1900

First Known Use of mop–up

1900


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