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in the raw

Definition of in the raw

  1. 1 :  in a natural or unfinished state <The sculpture is still in the raw.> <a firsthand look at poverty in the raw>

  2. 2 :  in a naked state :  without wearing anything <He sleeps in the raw.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not cooked

    :  being in or nearly in the natural state :  not processed or purified

    :  not diluted or blended

  1. :  a raw place or state

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mysterious, holy, or spiritual

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