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launder

verb [T] uk   /ˈlɔːn.dər/  us   /ˈlɑːn.dɚ/

launder verb [T] (CLOTHES)

to wash, dry, and iron clothes, sheets, etc.: freshly laundered sheets

launder verb [T] (MONEY)

to move money that has been obtained illegally through banks and other businesses to make it seem to have been obtained legally: Officials were accused of laundering the stolen funds overseas before returning them to the US
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