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English definition of “clean”

clean

verb     /kliːn/
A1 [T] to remove dirt from something: I'm going to clean the windows this morning . You should always clean your teeth after meals . Would you clean the fingermarks from/off the door ? He asked her to help him clean out the stables .Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words [I usually + adv/prep] to become clean: This carpet doesn't clean very well. I hope these bloodstains will clean off my shirt .Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words [T] to prepare a fish or an animal killed for food by removing the inside parts of it that are not eaten Preparing animals and fish for cooking
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