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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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The City Government of Laoag also held the title as the Cleanest, Safest, and Greenest Component City for 2014.
The discovery comes after the council was found to have the cleanest streets in Wales when a survey by Keep Wales Tidy showed 100% of the streets inspected got a Grade B and above, a high or acceptable standard of cleanliness.
According to sport24, Froome said that each rider had a blood passport where readings were taken almost on a monthly basis and people still did not realise the amount of testing that they actually go through, adding that cycling must be one of the cleanest sports, if not the cleanest.
Tokyo emerged the king of cities, taking out the top spot in both friendliest and best taxi services, cleanest streets, best public transport and safest city, as well as coming second to Cancun in the friendliest locals category.
Praised for its "dramatic progress" in launching cars with the lowest average CO emissions over the last 12 months, editor Chas Hallett said Kia was making "leaps that catch us out," The magazine singled out the allnew Rio with its class-leading 85g/km CO figure - making it the cleanest non-electric vehicle in the world - at its annual awards and also praised the new Picanto at its earlier Green Awards ceremony, naming it Green Supermini of the Year.
Those declared among the cleanest in the UK were Formby, New Brighton, Moreton and Meols.
That individual may be giving London a bad name but, on the whole, Londoners can at least boast the cleanest bathrooms - they obviously take personal preening very seriously.
Cleanest were New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland; dirtiest Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Sudan and Iraq.
ONE of the cleanest little cars on British roads is to be given a power boost.
As cutting-edge technology within the Bangor Waste Transfer Station will remove dust and smells to make it one of the cleanest air facilities in the UK, then specifying the correct doors which would be constantly opening and closing, was a vitally important decision for Michael Whitley Architects.
But I have just read a report saying that Birmingham has been voted the country's cleanest city
Birmingham has been awarded the accolade of being the cleanest place in Britain.
Volkswagen, Daimler- Chrysler and Audi are working on the BlueTec project that has resulted in a new two-litre common rail diesel engine for the VW Jetta that is claiming to be the cleanest in the world.
JUDGES who toured Coventry to see if it qualifies as the cleanest city in Britain will be making another inspection - this time, unannounced.
Kansai International Airport has the cleanest toilets and the best immigration service, according to the 2006 World Airport Awards, a survey by a British private research firm on aviation issues.