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Meaning of "unclean" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNCLEAN

unclean  [ʌnˈkliːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNCLEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unclean is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNCLEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Unclean

Unclean may refer to: ▪ Unclean animals, those whose consumption or handling is labeled a taboo ▪ Unclean food, in Jewish dietary custom ▪ Unclean hands, a term in contract law ▪ Unclean, from 1984 ▪ Unclean spirit, in Christianity ▪ Unclean vocals, in metal or punk music...

Definition of unclean in the English dictionary

The definition of unclean in the dictionary is lacking moral, spiritual, ritual, or physical cleanliness.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNCLEAN


Abilene
ˈæbɪˌliːn
berline
bəˈliːn
chlortetracycline
klɔːˌtɛtrəˈsaɪkliːn
clean
kliːn
colleen
ˈkɒliːn
ethylene
ˈɛθɪˌliːn
gasoline
ˈɡæsəˌliːn
house-clean
ˈhaʊsˌkliːn
Kathleen
ˈkæθˌliːn
lean
liːn
overclean
ˌəʊvəˈkliːn
polyethylene
ˌpɒlɪˈɛθɪˌliːn
polypropylene
ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
preclean
priːˈkliːn
proline
ˈprəʊliːn
propylene
ˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
reclean
riːˈkliːn
spleen
spliːn
superclean
ˌsuːpərˈkliːn
ultraclean
ˌʌltrəˈkliːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNCLEAN

unclawed
uncle
Uncle Sam
Uncle Tom
Uncle Tomism
uncle-ji
uncleaned
uncleanliness
uncleanly
uncleanness
uncleansed
unclear
uncleared
unclearly
unclearness
uncleft
unclench
unclerical
uncleship
unclew

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNCLEAN

Boolean
Carolean
cerulean
Chilean
come clean
Damoclean
day-clean
deep clean
dry-clean
glean
Heraclean
herculean
keep one´s nose clean
Maclean
Periclean
Sophoclean
spring-clean
squeaky-clean
Tyrolean
wipe the slate clean

Synonyms and antonyms of unclean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNCLEAN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «unclean» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of unclean

Translation of «unclean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNCLEAN

Find out the translation of unclean to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unclean from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unclean» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不洁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

impuro
570 millions of speakers

English

unclean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अशुद्ध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نجس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нечистый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

imundo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপবিত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

impur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Najis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unrein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

汚れた
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부정
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Najis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ô uế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தூய்மையற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अशुद्ध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kirli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

immondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieczysty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нечистий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

necurat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ακάθαρτος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onrein
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orena
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

urent
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unclean

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNCLEAN»

The term «unclean» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.045 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNCLEAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unclean

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNCLEAN»

Discover the use of unclean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unclean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Unclean: The Haunted Lands
The dead are restless in the magic-rich realm of Thay, and an evil necromancer begins to gather them to his cause--a cause that will change the face of Faerûn forever. From the Paperback edition.
Richard Lee Byers, 2010
2
Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality
"I desire mercy, not sacrifice." Echoing Hosea, Jesus defends his embrace of the "unclean" in the Gospel of Matthew, seeming to privilege the prophetic call to justice over the Levitical pursuit of purity.
Richard Beck, 2012
3
Unclean Spirits: Book One of the Black Sun's Daughter
9[XfWW`. Ihe. rage felt good. I broke every plate in the kitchen, china shattering against the tile floor. I screamed every obscene word and phrase I knew and then started inventing. I tipped the chairs over and threw a full coffee cup against the ...
M.L.N. Hanover, 2009
4
The Unclean Six
The Light have two agents who must stop the Dark Dawn. With no restrictions in time and anywhere on the planet accessible, this is the final conflict.
Steven Archer, 2011
5
An Unclean Act
An Unclean Act courageously tackles the historical events that first shaped our country (the major characters and actions depicted were real) and have contributed to the legacy of who we currently are, as a society, casting a spotlight on ...
Dean Burgess, 2002
6
Tales of an Unclean Life
This book contains the collected poems and photographs of over 35 years' rebellion against modern poetry. This book is for all those people who hate poetry.
David Neves, 2011
7
Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality
the contagion view of sin by allowing the “unclean” entrance into the “family space” of table fellowship. Similar to Volf's analysis above, Belo argues that Jesus inverts the contagion view of sin by viewing table fellowship through the lens of the ...
Richard Beck, 2011
8
Unclean Getaway
A pit demon known as Gurgazon the Unclean is hypnotized and taken to the Llewellyn-Vane House for Captured Spirits and Ghostly Curiosities, but rather than become friends with the other residents, she focuses on trying to escape.
Jill Beaton, James Lucas Jones, 2010
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Unclean Lips: Jews, Obscenity, and American Culture
"2 "mm: "a "5. "is W1 1N1 mm mm: mm ms "2 1W1" "21>; Then said I: Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man Of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst Of a people Of unclean lips; for mine eyes ...
Josh Lambert, 2013
10
Tragedy of an Unclean Heart
Doris Rand. gives to anyone that obeys him. Whatever they felt, it made them want to hide from the presence of the Lord when previously they had always welcomed Him in their daily walks. Now their eyes were opened, they knew that they ...
Doris Rand, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNCLEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unclean is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Unclean Hands” Prevent UBS and Birkenfeld from Recovering …
In its dismissal, the Superior Court found that UBS, Birkenfeld, and Olenicoff all had “unclean hands” and that this prevented UBS and Birkenfeld suit from ... «JD Supra, Jul 15»
2
UBS, Whistle-Blower Lose Lawsuit Because of 'Unclean Hands'
UBS Group AG and a banker-turned-whistle-blower were deemed to have too “unclean hands” to bring a malicious prosecution lawsuit against a real-estate ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
Maim Your Unclean Enemies in Style With This Luxury Super Tank
Existing tanks are a bit workmanlike. A bit too serious and lacking on the luxury items like Bluetooth support for your tunes, cup holders and comfortable seats. «Gizmodo UK, Jun 15»
4
'Destiny' Prison Of Elders: Gulrot, Unclean Strategy Guide
The Gulrot, Unclean encounter in Destiny's Prison of Elders features a large angry Ogre with indigestion problems that has been summoned by the Cult of the ... «The Inquisitr, Jun 15»
5
Foreign policy unclean
Many comments have been made regarding our president and our state of affairs. If one truly is a truth-seeker, I suggest doing some research on some of our ... «The Augusta Chronicle, May 15»
6
Hospitals using 'unclean' equipment
A 'significant' number of public hospitals inspected in 2014 were found to be using unclean patient equipment, a new report has revealed. Hand hygiene ... «Irish Health, Mar 15»
7
Israel and the US: Two ('Unclean') Dogs in the Same Fight With …
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is slated to address Congress Tuesday, March 3, 2015 regarding his concerns over the so-called “P5 (i.e., the U.S., ... «Breitbart News, Mar 15»
8
Hospital Infections: Pathogens, Diseases Long Shared On Unclean
Unclean medical tools in hospitals have passed infections and diseases from patient to patient, growing cases demonstrate. Above, surgical instruments in the ... «International Business Times, Feb 15»
9
Opinion ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1
This is not to glorify waste or justify the unclean. This is just to make us think twice about the things that repel us, those we think to be unclean. Which is what the ... «Philippine Star, Feb 15»
10
From the Pulpit: Here's how to fight unclean spirits
The voice and interruption from the unclean spirit first had to be silenced for several reasons. Its voice was loud and disruptive, it kept the people from being able ... «Crestview News Bulletin, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unclean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unclean>. Jul 2020 ».
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