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English definition of “clean out something”

clean out something

(MAKE NEAT) phrasal verb with clean    /klin/ verb [I/T]
to remove dirt from something or make something neat : I wish I could find the time to clean out these closets . You can use old paint cans , but be sure to clean them out first.
(Definition of clean out something (MAKE NEAT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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