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English definition of “straighten”

straighten

verb [T] (TIDY)    /ˈstreɪ.tən/ US  /-ən/
to make something tidy : She stood up and straightened her clothes . Pepe was careful to straighten his room before leaving .Cleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of straighten verb (TIDY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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