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mop•ping-up



Pronunciation: (mop'ing-up'), [key]
adj.
1. serving to complete or put the finishing touches to a phase of a particular action.
2. serving to complete a military campaign by killing or capturing any remaining enemy troops: a mopping-up operation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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