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launderette

[lawn-duh-ret, lahn‐, lawn-duh-ret, lahn‐] /ˌlɔn dəˈrɛt, ˌlɑn‐, ˈlɔn dəˌrɛt, ˈlɑn‐/
noun
1.
a self-service laundry having coin-operated washers, driers, etc.
Also, laundrette
[lawn-dret, lahn‐] /lɔnˈdrɛt, lɑn‐/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; formerly a trademark
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Launderette

/ˌlɔːndəˈrɛt; lɔːnˈdrɛt/
noun trademark
1.
(Brit & NZ) a commercial establishment where clothes can be washed and dried, using coin-operated machines Also called (US, Canadian, and NZ) Laundromat
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