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clean

1. mod. not using drugs; not involved with drugs. I’ve been clean for more than a month now.
2. mod. sober; not intoxicated with drugs at the moment. (Almost the same as sense 1) Just being clean for a day is an accomplishment.
3. mod. not breaking any law. (Police and underworld.) I’m clean, officer. You can’t charge me with anything.
4. mod. not carrying a weapon. (Police and underworld.) I frisked him. He’s clean.
5. mod. well-dressed. Now there’s a clean dude!
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In fact, there does not seem to be much argumentative force in this passage at all, and in this respect, it is typical of Cleanness as a whole.
He said CDA cleanness drive would be launched in every market of the city.
She illustrates her point by comparing Cleanness with three other medieval works: Alain de Lille's Complaint of Nature, Jean de Meun's section of the Romance of the Rose, and Thomas Acquinas's Summa Theologiae ("On Temperance").
An "island of liberty and harmony in a sea of dictatorship and discord and a citadel of peace through stormy centuries," to quote a 1938 New York Times analysis; "it is a land of hard work and frugal habits, of justice and cleanness and tolerance, of the very essence of live-and-let-live" - and, not incidentally, the bulwark of free market capitalism in Europe.
TAINAN, Taiwan -- Kao-Shu Hwang, Hwung-Hweng Hwung and Yu-Bo Li from Tainan Hydraulics Laboratory at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) have received the Best Paper Award in the 11th Asian Symposium on Visualization, Niigata, Japan with their paper entitled "Effects of Non-Uniform Cleanness of Water Screens on Pump Intake Flows.
Tenders are invited for Arc For Cleanness Of Roads, Swd & Pp Area At Dahej Iii Industrial Estate.
No Dengue Spray or cleanness measures have been taken by the authority; due to negligence of CDA, Public are forced to turn away from the parks.
During the meeting, Makhlouf called for supporting the sector of cleanness, providing the governorate with insecticides to keep environment clean and protect people from diseases.
Government would take concrete steps for the beautification, cleanness and provision of basic facilities in Ziarat city," he added.
Karachi -- Sindh Minister for Information & Local Government Sharjeel Inaam Memon has directed the Local Government authorities to launch a campaign for the cleanness during the holy month of Ramdan throughout Province.
New Blades Deliver Sharpness, Cleanness and Safety for Clean Room Operations
The Talas residents explained their suggestion with concerns about cleanness of environment.
To maximize impact, the campaign will be preceded by awareness activities about public cleanness in all public and private schools of Sana'a, as well as meeting with imams to specify their role in the campaign.
The Gawain poet; complete works: Patience, Cleanness, Pearl, Saint Erkenwald, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.