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Definition of unclean adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    unclean

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ʌnˈklin//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) dirty and therefore likely to cause disease unclean water opposite clean
  2. 2considered to be bad, immoral, or not pure in a religious way, and therefore not to be touched, eaten, etc. synonym impure unclean thoughts unclean food
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: unclean