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launderverb

 us   /ˈlɔn·dər, ˈlɑn-/

launder verb (WASH CLOTHES)

[I/T] fml to ​cleanclothes or other ​clothitems by ​washing them: [T] The ​sweater should be laundered by ​hand or ​dry-cleaned.

launder verb (MOVE MONEY)

[T] to move ​money, which has been ​obtainedillegally, through ​banks and other ​businesses to make it ​seem to have been ​obtainedlegally
(Definition of launder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "launder" - British English Dictionary

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launderverb [T]

uk   /ˈlɔːn.dər/  us   /ˈlɑːn.dɚ/

launder verb [T] (CLOTHES)

to ​wash, ​dry, and ironclothes, ​sheets, etc.: freshly laundered ​sheets

launder verb [T] (MONEY)

to ​movemoney that has been ​obtainedillegally through ​banks and other ​businesses to make it ​seem to have been ​obtainedlegally: Officials were ​accused of laundering the ​stolenfundsoverseas before ​returning them to the US
(Definition of launder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "launder" - Business English Dictionary

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launderverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈlɔːndər/ LAW, FINANCE
to ​movemoney which has been ​earnedillegally through ​banks and other ​businesses to make it seem to have been ​earnedlegally: launder funds/money/proceeds Officials were ​accused of laundering the ​stolenfundsoverseas before ​returning them to the US.
laundering
noun [U]
The ​measure would have ​bannedcashtransfers to prevent the laundering of ​money.
launderer
noun [C]
The sophistication of today's ​money launderers is such that only a ​smallpercentage ever get ​caught.
(Definition of launder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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