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Free from dirt; perfectly clean.‘pristine, dirt-free streets’
washed, scrubbed, cleansed, cleaned, polishedView synonyms
- ‘She has a liking for such products as make her home environment more dirt free and germ free.’
- ‘Only now do I notice the contrast between my dirt-free Connecticut home and my boyhood home, which teemed with untidy, unruly life.’
- ‘The supermarkets have imperilled dozens of varieties of English fruit and veg while replacing them with dirt-free, pesticide-coated tasteless alternatives.’
- ‘There are suspicions that dirt-free urban environments may be partly responsible for the phenomenal growth in allergies and problems such as asthma.’
- ‘Raw cotton as it entered the mill was not clean and dirt free.’
- ‘At the time of their inspection the common parts appeared to be reasonably dirt free.’
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