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English definition of “scrub”

scrub

verb [I or T] (CLEAN)    /skrʌb/ (-bb-)
to rub something hard in order to clean it, especially using a stiff brush, soap, and water: She scrubbed (at) the mark on the wall for ages, but it wouldn't come off. [+ obj + adj ] He scrubbed the old saucepan clean, and it looked as good as new.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
(Definition of scrub verb (CLEAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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