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English definition of “clean”

clean

adjective (HONEST)    /kliːn/
C2 honest or fair , or showing that you have not done anything illegal : a good clean fight / contest The judge took the defendant's clean record (= the absence of previous involvement in crime ) into account when passing sentence . I've always had a clean driving licence . It was a clean tackle . Honesty, openness and sincerity slang not doing anything illegal , or not having or carrying illegal drugs or stolen goods : The police busted Pete last night , but he was clean.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of clean adjective (HONEST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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