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English definition of “cleanly”

cleanly

adverb uk   /ˈkliːn.li/ us  

cleanly adverb (HONESTLY)

fairly and honestly: The election campaign was not conducted very cleanly.

cleanly adverb (NOT ROUGHLY)

with smooth straight edges: The plate broke cleanly in half.

cleanly adverb (EQUALLY)

equally: Opinions were split cleanly between men and women.
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