mopping-up operations


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mopping-up operations

[mɒpɪŋˈʌpˌɒpəˈreɪʃəns] npl (Mil) → operazioni fpl di rastrellamento
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and firefighters were still conducting mopping-up operations as of press time.
The spokesman said that the force has perfected plans to embark on a massive, nationwide Joint Arms Mopping-up Operations.
The Bulacan police started conducting mopping-up operations at the warehouse in Bulacan that was raided by the joint elements of the police and local government unit for allegedly manufacturing counterfeit cigarette products.
Syrian troops continue with their mopping-up operations in the strategic port city of Latakia, forcing armed insurgents on the outskirts of the major city to flee to neighboring Turkey.