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English definition of “scour”

scour

verb [T] (CLEAN)    /skaʊər/ US  /skaʊ.ɚ/ (also scour out)
to remove dirt from something by rubbing it hard with something rough: You'll have to scour out those old cooking pots before you use them.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words scour     noun [S] Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
(Definition of scour verb (CLEAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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