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pureadjective

uk   /pjʊər/  us   /pjʊr/

pure adjective (NOT MIXED)

B1 not ​mixed with anything ​else: a pure ​cottonshirt pure ​orangejuice pure ​Englishhoney a pure ​Arabhorse A pure ​colour is not ​mixed with any other ​colour: a swan's pure ​whiteplumage A pure ​sound is ​clear and ​perfect: the pure ​vocaltones of the ​choirboyB1 clean and ​free from ​harmfulsubstances: The ​mountainair was ​wonderfully pure. Tap ​water is never ​chemically pure.
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pure adjective (COMPLETE)

B2 [before noun] complete; only: It was pure ​coincidence/​chance that we ​met. This last ​month has been pure ​hell. Her ​face had a ​look of pure ​delight. The ​presidentdismissed the ​newspaperreports as pure ​speculation. [before noun] used to refer to an ​area of ​study that is ​studied only for the ​purpose of ​developingtheories about it, not for the ​purpose of using those ​theories in a ​practical way: pure ​mathematics pure ​economicspure and simple used after a ​noun to ​mean "and nothing ​else": He is ​motivated by ​greed, pure and ​simple.
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pure adjective (MORALLY GOOD)

behaving in a way that is ​morally good, ​especially in things ​related to ​sex: I'm ​trying to ​think only pure ​thoughts. He ​invited me up to his ​flat for ​coffee, but I didn't ​think that his ​motives were ​entirely pure. In many ​cultures, it is ​consideredimportant for a woman to ​keep herself pure (= not to have ​sex) until she ​marries.
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pureadjective

 us   /pjʊr/

pure adjective (NOT MIXED)

[-er/-est only] not ​mixed with anything ​else: The ​scarf is pure ​silk. It was a ​moment of pure ​joy. The ​mountainair was ​fresh and pure (= not ​polluted).

pure adjective (MORALLY GOOD)

[-er/-est only] morally good, or ​relating to someone’s ​innercharacter: His ​motives were pure, but his ​approach was tactless.

pure adjective (COMPLETE)

[not gradable] complete; only: Getting the ​job was pure ​luck.
purity
noun [U]  us   /ˈpjʊr·ət̬·i/
the ​quality or ​state of not being ​mixed with anything ​else: The purity of the city’s ​water is ​checkedregularly at ​itsreservoirs.
purity
noun [U]  us   /ˈpjʊr·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​quality of having good ​morals and a good ​character: purity of ​heart
(Definition of pure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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