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clean·ly

 (klēn′lē)
adv.
In a clean manner.
adj. (klĕn′lē) clean·li·er, clean·li·est
Habitually and carefully neat and clean.

clean′li·ness (klĕn′lē-nĭs) n.
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cleanly

adv
1. in a fair manner
2. easily or smoothly: the screw went into the wood cleanly.
adj, -lier or -liest
habitually clean or neat
cleanlily adv
cleanliness n
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clean•ly

(adj. ˈklɛn li; adv. ˈklin-)

adj. -li•er, -li•est,
adv. adj.
1. personally neat.
2. habitually kept clean.
3. Obs. cleansing; making clean.
adv.
4. in a clean manner.
[before 900]
clean•li•ness (ˈklɛn li nɪs) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cleanly - habitually clean; "cleanly in their persons and habitations"
clean - free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
Adv.1.cleanly - in an adroit manner; "he bounced it cleanly off the wall"
2.cleanly - in a manner that minimizes dirt and pollution; "the motor burns cleanly"
3.cleanly - without difficulty or distortion; "she played the piano accompaniment cleanly"
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cleanly

adjective
Free from dirt, stain, or impurities:
adverb
In a fair, sporting manner:
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Translations
بِصورَةٍ نَظيفَهبِنَظافَه، على نَحْوٍ نَظيف
čestnýcudnýhladce
heltligerenlig
hreinlega, snyrtilegahreinlegur
kolaycarahatçatemiztemizliğe meraklı

cleanly

1 [ˈkliːnlɪ] ADV
1. (= without polluting) [burn, operate] → de forma limpia, sin contaminar
2. (= neatly) [cut, break] → limpiamente; [hit, catch] → con habilidad, con destreza
3. (= fairly) [play, fight] → limpiamente

cleanly

2 [ˈklenlɪ] ADJ [person, animal] → limpio, aseado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cleanly

[ˈkliːnli] adv
[cut] → de façon nette
[hit, strike] → avec précisionclean-out [ˈkliːnaʊt] nnettoyage m à fond
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cleanly

1
advsauber; the bone broke cleanlyes war ein glatter Knochenbruch

cleanly

2
adj (+er)sauber; personreinlich
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cleanly

[ˈkliːnlɪ] advin modo netto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

clean

(kliːn) adjective
1. free from dirt, smoke etc. a clean window; a clean dress.
2. neat and tidy in one's habits. Cats are very clean animals.
3. unused. a clean sheet of paper.
4. free from evil or indecency. a clean life; keep your language clean!
5. neat and even. a clean cut.
adverb
completely. He got clean away.
verb
to (cause to) become free from dirt etc. Will you clean the windows?
ˈcleaner noun
ˈcleanly adverb
The knife cut cleanly through the cheese.
cleanly (ˈklenli) adjective
clean in personal habits.
ˈcleanliness (ˈklen-) noun
clean up
to clean (a place) thoroughly. She cleaned (the room) up after they went home.
a clean bill of health
a certificate saying that a person, the crew of ship etc is entirely healthy (especially after being ill). I've been off work but I've got a clean bill of health now.
a clean slate
a fresh start. After being in prison he started his new job with a clean slate.
come clean
to tell the truth about something, often about something about which one has previously lied.
make a clean sweep
to get rid of everything unnecessary or unwanted. The new manager made a clean sweep of all the lazy people in the department.
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Thus, for example, Nietzsche credits the Jews with "establishing cleanlier intellectual habits" for which Europe owes them no small debt.
In any case, it will be interesting to see how long Fifa can keep up this new and improved cleanlier image, and how transparent any potential Fifa president from this region may appear internationally.
He rails at the "barbers of Barbary" who have deprived him of his "stone" (50-52), calls the queen a "witch" (55), and when asked to compare England and Morocco, says, "I hold our nation to be the cleanlier....