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tidy

adjective
 
 
/ˈtaɪdi/
PLACE A2 having everything in the right place and arranged in a good order: Her room was clean and tidy.Clean and tidy
PERSON A2 liking to keep things in the correct place and arranged in a good order: I'm afraid I'm not very tidy. →  Opposite untidy Clean and tidy
tidily adverb tidiness noun [U]
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