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English definition of “clean sth out”

clean sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with clean   /kliːn/ us  
C2 to take everything out of a room, car, container, etc. and clean the inside of it: I found these photos while I was cleaning out my cupboards.Cleaning and tidying places and things
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