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limpia
feminine noun
1. (the act of cleaning)
a. cleaning
¿A quién le toca la limpia de los libreros de roble?Who's responsible for the cleaning of the oak bookshelves?
b. purge (politics)
La limpia del instituto electoral fue necesaria. The purge of the electoral institute was necessary.
c. cleansing (spiritual) (Caribbean) (Mexico)
Mi hermano hizo una limpia con un huevo y unas velas.My brother did a cleansing with an egg and candles
d. clearing (agricultural) (Latin America)
La limpia del campo se tiene que terminar antes de sembrar.The cleaning of the field must be finished before planting.
masculine noun
2. (person who polishes shoes)
a. shoeshine (United States)
The shoeshine shined my shoes for two euros. El limpia me lustró los zapatos por dos euros.
b. bootblack (United Kingdom)
Jacob se sentó y esperó al limpia en su tienda.Jacob sat and waited for the bootblack in his shop.
limpia
masculine or feminine noun
1. shoeshine (informal) (limpiabotas), bootblack (British)
limpia
1 (acto de limpiar) cleaning
2 (Centroamérica) (México) (Agr) weeding; clearing
3 (Política) (purga) clean-up; purge
4 (And) (S. Cone) (México) (azotes) beating
1 (persona) bootblack; (niño) shoeshine boy
2 (Automóviles) windscreen wiper; windshield wiper; (EEUU)
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