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See the entry forlimpia.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation oflimpiar.
Affirmative imperativeconjugation oflimpiar.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
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?
2. (politics)
a. purge
La limpia del instituto electoral fue necesaria.The purge of the electoral institute was necessary.
3. (agriculture)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. clearing
La limpia del campo se tiene que terminar antes de sembrar.The clearing of the field must be finished before planting.
4. (spiritual)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. cleansing
Mi hermano hizo una limpia con un huevo y unas velas.My brother did a cleansing with an egg and candles.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (person who polishes shoes)
a. shoeshine
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El limpia me lustró los zapatos por tres dólares.The shoeshine shined my shoes for three dollars.
b. bootblack (United Kingdom)
Jacobo se sentó y esperó al limpia en su tienda.Jacobo sat and waited for the bootblack in his shop.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. shoeshine
b. bootblack (United Kingdom)
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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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