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"pristine" in British English

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uk   /ˈprɪs.tiːn/  us   /prɪˈstiːn/ formal approving
(Definition of pristine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pristine" in American English

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pristineadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈprɪs·tin, prɪˈstin/
original and ​pure; not ​spoiled or ​worn from use: The ​carseemed to be in pristine ​condition.
(Definition of pristine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pristine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 崭新的, 状态良好的…
in Turkish yepyeni, gıpgıcır, tertemiz…
in Russian идеальный, нетронутый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嶄新的, 狀態良好的…
in Polish idealny, nienaruszony, nieskazitelny…
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