the act, process, or an instance of mopping up; completion of an operation or action.

1895–1900; noun use of verb phrase mop up Unabridged
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Example sentences
It's a mop-up campaign now and that action is happening in the kitchen.
The work has rapidly become an onshore mop-up exercise rather than an offshore
  recovery, partly due to the nature of the oil.
Fire managers are planning to continue suppression and mop-up on this fire
  through tonight and tomorrow.
Line construction and mop-up continues on the east flank.
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