immaculately


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im·mac·u·late

 (ĭ-măk′yə-lĭt)
adj.
1. Impeccably clean; spotless: "The room was as spare and immaculate as a monk's cell" (Caroline Preston).
2. Free from sin.
3. Free from fault or error: an immaculate record on the job.
4. Biology Having no spots or marks.

[Middle English immaculat, from Latin immaculātus : in-, not; see in-1 + maculātus, past participle of maculāre, to blemish (from macula, spot).]

im·mac′u·late·ly adv.
im·mac′u·late·ness n.
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Adv.1.immaculately - in an immaculate manner; "gone was the casually dressed Canadian she had thought a backwoodsman--this man was immaculately tailored"
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Translations

immaculately

[ɪˈmækjʊlɪtlɪ] ADV [behave] → impecablemente, intachablemente; [dress] → impecablemente
immaculately cleanimpecablemente limpio, de un limpio inmaculado
he was immaculately dressediba impecablemente vestido, iba vestido de punta en blanco
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

immaculately

[ɪˈmækjʊlətli] adv [dressed, turned out] → impeccablement
As always he was immaculately dressed → Il était impeccablement habillé, comme toujours.
BUT Comme toujours, sa mise était impeccable.
immaculately tidy → impeccablement rangé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

immaculately

advtadellos; behave alsountadelig
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immaculately

[ɪˈmækjʊlɪtlɪ] advimpeccabilmente
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References in classic literature ?
The whole place was immaculately clean, and the big, four-posted bed, snow-white, invited one to repose.
Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean Quaker bed, under the motherly supervision of Aunt Dorcas, who found him to the full as tractable a patient as a sick bison.
Kwaque blossomed out resplendent in russet-brown shoes, a derby hat, and a gray suit with trousers immaculately creased.
Our next view of him shall be as he descends the steps of his lodging-house immaculately and correctly clothed; calm, assured, handsome--in appearance the typical New York young clubman setting out, slightly bored, to inaugurate the pleasures of the evening.
From the tip of her smart kid shoes to the dainty cluster of ostrich tips in her bonnet--she was most immaculately and handsomely arrayed; but I venture to think she could have taken small pleasure in her fashionable attire that evening.
Lydgate was almost forgetting that he must carry on the conversation, in thinking how lovely this creature was, her garment seeming to be made out of the faintest blue sky, herself so immaculately blond, as if the petals of some gigantic flower had just opened and disclosed her; and yet with this infantine blondness showing so much ready, self-possessed grace.
Lord Greystoke was immaculately and appropriately garbed--to the minutest detail he was vogue.
TO VIEW THIS PROPERTY AGENT: Belvoir Estate Agents TEL: 01543 500011 EMAIL: Wolverhamptonvaluations@belvoir.co.uk KEY FEATURES Wonderful detached property 3 storey 4 bedrooms Potential downstairs annexe Immaculately presented
Herriot builds on a legacy of successes in raising awareness about the relationship between land and the people who inhabit it with this short but immaculately designed volume that explores the psychogeography of the grasslands of the Aspen Parkland in Saskatchewan.
He immaculately He had a humour had great In his final weeks he ordered 100 claret and blue flowers to be handed out at his funeral and asked mourners to wear Villa colours.