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launder

verb  us   /ˈlɔn·dər, ˈlɑn-/

launder verb (WASH CLOTHES)

[I/T] fml to clean clothes or other cloth items by washing them: [T] The sweater should be laundered by hand or dry-cleaned.

launder verb (MOVE MONEY)

[T] to move money, which has been obtained illegally, through banks and other businesses to make it seem to have been obtained legally
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