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English definition of “clean sth up”

clean sth up

(BAD BEHAVIOUR) phrasal verb with clean     /kliːn/ verb
to stop or limit the violence , sex , or bad behaviour shown or contained in programmes or books , magazines , etc., to make them more acceptable : Some people think that television should be cleaned up.Forbidding and banning things
(Definition of clean sth up (BAD BEHAVIOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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