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clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not dirty)pulito agg
 I need to put on a clean shirt.
 Devo mettermi una camicia pulita.
clean [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (wash or sanitize [sth])pulire vtr
 I always use bleach when I clean the kitchen.
 Uso sempre la varechina per pulire la cucina.
clean [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (organize or tidy [sth])mettere in ordine, riordinare vtr
 Clean your room and put away your clothes!
clean viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (remove dirt, sanitize)pulire vi
 Your kitchen is immaculate, so I know you must like to clean.
 La tua cucina è proprio immacolata. Deve piacerti molto pulire.
clean viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (organize, tidy)mettere in ordine vi
 My house is disorganized because I hate cleaning.
 
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clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pure, uncontaminated)  (puro)pulito agg
 The sample is completely clean, with no contamination.
 Il campione è completamente pulito, senza contaminazioni.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (well-proportioned)pulito agg
 The sculpture has very clean lines.
 La scultura ha delle linee molto pulite.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sum: total, complete)pieno agg
  tondo agg
 The robbers got away with a clean million.
 I ladri sono scappati con un milione pieno.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (legible)pulito agg
 The office needs a clean copy of the form.
 L'ufficio ha bisogno di una copia pulita del formulario.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (behaviour: decent, pure)pulito, onesto, leale agg
 I expect clean behaviour from all of you, so don't dance too closely.
 Mi aspetto un comportamento pulito da tutti voi, senza che nessuno trasgredisca o si rigiri a suo favore le regole.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fair)pulito, onesto, leale agg
 The referee wants a clean fight.
 L'arbitro vuole un combattimento pulito.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (drug-free)  (figurativo, colloquiale)pulito agg
 My friend has been clean for one year.
 Il mio amico è rimasto pulito per un anno.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (wholesome)pulito agg
 Our family enjoys clean entertainment.
 Alla nostra famiglia piace il divertimento pulito.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (without irregularity)netto, deciso agg
 The saw made a clean cut through the tree.
 La sega ha fatto un taglio netto sull'albero.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (simple)pulito, semplice agg
 His writing style is clean, without excessive verbal ornaments.
 Ha uno stile pulito, senza eccessivi ornamenti verbali.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (without interference)indisturbato agg
 The thieves made a clean getaway.
 I ladri sono fuggiti indisturbati.
clean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (language: without obscenity)pulito agg
  educato agg
 Keep your language clean, and leave the dirty words out of your talk.
 Usa un linguaggio pulito e tieni le parolacce fuori dalla tua bocca.
clean advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (honestly)  (figurato: onestamente)in maniera pulita
   (figurato: onestamente)pulito
 No one will play cards with him because he doesn't play clean.
clean advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (completely)completamente avv
 It's her birthday, and I clean forgot.
clean [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (win or take all of [sb]'s money)  (figurato)ridurre sul lastrico vi
   (informale, figurato)ripulire vtr
 The blackjack tables cleaned me out.
 I tavoli di blackjack mi hanno ridotto sul lastrico.
  L'ultima volta che abbiamo giocato a soldi mi ha davvero ripulito.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
clean [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (empty of contents)ripulire, svuotare vtr
 Birds cleaned the trees of fruit.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
clean bill of health nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (medical: [sb] is healthy)certificato di buona salute nm
 The doctor has given me a clean bill of health.
 Il dottore mi ha dato un certificato di buona salute.
clean bill of health nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (confirmation: [sth] is ok)  (figurato)buone garanzie nfpl
   (figurato)buon attestato nm
 It's good to see the building project has a clean bill of health.
 È bello vedere che il progetto edilizio ha delle buone garanzie.
clean checkup
clean check-up
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (confirmation of good health)certificato di buona salute nm
 He was worried by a chest pain but the cardiologist gave him a clean checkup.
 Era preoccupato per via di un dolore al torace, ma il cardiologo gli ha dato un certificato di buona salute.
clean driving licence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (driver's permit: no endorsements)patente con tutti i punti, patente senza punti decurtati nf
 A clean driving licence lowers insurance costs.
 Avere una patente con tutti i punti abbassa il premio dell'assicurazione.
clean energy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (non-polluting fuel source)energia pulita nf
 Hydrogen is considered a form of clean energy.
 L'idrogeno è considerato una forma di energia pulita.
clean getaway nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (successful escape)fuga riuscita nf
clean hands nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." figurative (lack of guilt)  (figurato)mani pulite nfpl
 The party is searching for someone with clean hands to run for the office.
 Il partito sta cercando qualcuno con le mani pulite per candidarsi.
clean hands nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (hands that are free of dirt)mani pulite nfpl
 You should have clean hands before you eat.
 Devi avere le mani pulite prima di mangiare.
clean house vtr + n (do housework)pulire casa vtr
 Now that spring has come, it's time to clean house.
 Tutti i sabati mi tocca pulire casa.
clean house vtr + n figurative (office: change personnel)  (figurato)dare una ripulita vtr
 When staffing his office, the first thing a new president does is clean house.
 Con la scusa della crisi, molte aziende hanno dato una ripulita del personale non gradito.
clean house nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (home: free of dirt)casa pulita nf
 Trevor tried to cheer me up by saying that women with clean houses are boring.
 Ha provato a tirarmi su dicendo che le donne con la casa pulita sono noiose.
  casa linda nf
clean [sth] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (remove dirt)pulire, ripulire vtr
clean [sth] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (surface: tidy)mettere in ordine, riordinare vtr
clean [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (place: clean)pulire, ripulire vtr
clean [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (place: empty)svuotare, vuotare, sgombrare, sgomberare vtr
 If you don't clean out the garage soon I won't be able to park my car.
 Se non sgombri il garage prima o poi non riuscirò più a parcheggiarci la macchina.
clean [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (items: clear)togliere, portare via vtr
 I cleaned out all the children's old toys and gave them to charity.
 Ho portato via tutti i vecchi giocattoli dei bambini e li ho dati in beneficenza.
clean [sb] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, slang (take all money)  (informale: da denaro)ripulire completamente, ripulire vtr
 Their business failed and cleaned them out.
 La loro attività è fallita e li ha ripuliti completamente.
clean room nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (room that is free of dust and dirt)camera pulita, stanza pulita nf
 Hotel guests expect to find a clean room when they check in.
 Quando rientro in albergo mi aspetto di trovare la stanza pulita.
clean room nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (laboratory: sterile environment)camera bianca nf
 Hardware manufacturing requires a clean room for creating central-processing chips.
 Indossare la tuta sterile prima di entrare nella camera bianca.
clean sweep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thorough clearing-up)  (informale)piazza pulita nf
 Before leaving the campground, we did a clean sweep of the site.
 Prima di andarcene dall'accampamento abbiamo fatto piazza pulita.
clean sweep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (overwhelming victory)vittoria schiacciante nf
clean sweep nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thorough reform, change)riforma radicale nf
clean up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (make things clean)fare pulizia vtr
  fare le pulizie vtr
clean [sth] up
clean up [sb]/[sb/sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(remove dirt)pulire, ripulire vtr
clean up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative, slang (win, make: lot of money)  (vincere al gioco)sbancare vtr
 He really cleaned up at the poker table.
 Ha sbancato il tavolo da poker.
clean up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative, slang (stop abusing drugs)  (droghe)disintossicarsi v rif
   (figurato: droghe)ripulirsi v rif
clean [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, slang (rid of undesirable things)  (figurato)fare piazza pulita di qlcs, ripulire qlcs da qlcs vtr
cleanup nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (getting rid of dirt, mess)pulizia nf
cleanup n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (to get rid of dirt, mess)di pulizia loc agg
 After the festival, the cleanup operation took two days.
clean-cut adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (man: neat)  (aspetto)curato agg
  a modo, ammodo avv
 People trusted him because he had that that clean-cut Boy Scout image.
 La gente si fidava di lui perché aveva un aspetto curato come un boy scout.
clean-cut adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (design: simple)ben delineato agg
 Modernist architects abandoned the frills and ornamentation of the Victorian and Edwardian eras in favor of simple shapes and clean-cut lines.
 Gli architetti modernisti abbandonarono gli orpelli e gli ornamenti delle epoche vittoriane ed edoardiane in favore di forme semplici e ben delineate.
clean-looking dall'aspetto pulito adj
clean-shaved rasato di fresco adj
clean-shaven adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (man: no beard, stubble)ben rasato agg
 He usually wears a beard in the winter but goes clean shaven during the summer months.
 Solitamente d'inverno porta la barba, ma è ben rasato durante l'estate.
clean-up crew squadra di pulizia
come clean vi + adj informal (confess)  (confessare)dire tutto, raccontare tutto vtr
  confessare vi
come clean about [sth] vi + adj informal (confess to [sth])confessare qlcs vtr
 You might feel better if you go to your boss and just come clean about what you did.
dry-clean [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (clean using chemicals)lavare a secco vtr
 I won't buy any clothes that I have to have dry-cleaned.
 Non compro mai vestiti che devono essere lavati a secco.
environmental clean up   (pol, ammin, ecc)disinquinamento nm
environmental clean-up   (rimozione rifiuti pericolosi)ripristino ambientale nm
hand-clean atto a pulirsi le mani
spot clean [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remove stain, mark)smacchiare vtr
spring-clean pulizie di Pasqua
vacuum-clean aspirare v
wipe [sth] clean v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (remove dirt from [sth] with a cloth, etc.)pulire strofinando, pulire con un panno, pulire con uno straccio vtr
wipe the slate clean v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (begin afresh)ricominciare da zero vi
 Let's just wipe the slate clean and forget about past mistakes.
 Ricominciamo da zero e scordiamoci gli sbagli del passato.
with clean hands advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (innocently)  (figurato)con le mani pulite
   (figurato)avere le mani pulite vtr
 She went into the court room with clean hands.
 È finita sotto processo pur avendo le mani pulite.
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