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Spanish translation of “clean”

clean

adjective /kliːn/
free from dirt, smoke etc
limpio
a clean window a clean dress.
neat and tidy in one’s habits
limpio
Cats are very clean animals.
unused
nuevo, en blanco
a clean sheet of paper.
free from evil or indecency
puro
Try to keep your language clean!
neat and even
neto, bien definido; preciso
a clean cut.
cleaner noun
limpiador
We need to buy some more toilet cleaner.
cleanly adverb
limpiamente
The knife cut cleanly through the cheese.
cleanliness /ˈklen-/ noun
limpieza, aseo
Cleanliness is extremely important when you’re handling food.
clean-cut /ˈkliːnˈkat/ adjective a clean-cut man has a clean, tidy, and respectable appearance
Pulcro
A clean-cut young man in a suit was waiting outside the office for an interview.
clean out phrasal verb to make the inside of a place clean and tidy by removing all unwanted objects
Ordenar
It took me all morning to clean out the shed.
(informal) to use up all of someone’s money
Perder todo Dinero
Getting the car repaired really cleaned me out.
(informal) to steal everything from a place
Robar
The thieves totally cleaned out the apartment.
clean up phrasal verb to clean (a place) thoroughly
limpiar
She cleaned (the room) up after the guests had gone home.
a clean bill of health noun a certificate saying that a person, the crew of ship etc is entirely healthy (especially after being ill)
certificado que demuestra el perfecto estado de salud del interesado
I’ve been off work but I’ve got a clean bill of health now.
a clean slate noun a fresh start
tener un historial sin mancha
After being in prison, he started his new job with a clean slate
come clean to tell the truth about something, often about something about which one has previously lied.
confesar algo
Eventually he came clean and admitted that he had been responsible for the mistake.
make a clean sweep to get rid of everything unnecessary or unwanted
hacer tabla rasa
The boss is going to make a clean sweep of all the incompetent people in the office.
(Definition of clean from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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