Meaning of “wipe the slate clean” in the English Dictionary

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"wipe the slate clean" in British English

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wipe the slate clean

to start a new and better way of behaving, forgetting about any bad experiences in the past:

A new relationship presents you with the opportunity to wipe the slate clean.

(Definition of “wipe the slate clean” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)