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noun [U] (NOT MIXED)    /ˈpjʊə.rɪ.ti/ US  /ˈpjʊr.ə.t̬i/
C1 the state of not being mixed with anything else: the atrocities carried out in the name of ethnic/racial purityUnspoiltPerfect and faultless the clear and perfect quality of a sound: the purity of her voiceUnspoiltPerfect and faultless C1 the fact of being clean or free from harmful substances: air/water purityClean and tidyUnspoiltPerfect and faultless
(Definition of purity noun (NOT MIXED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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