Definition of clean break
- When he left home, he made a clean break with the past.
: free from dirt or pollution
: free from contamination or disease
: free or relatively free from radioactivity
: so as to clean
: in a clean manner
: all the way : completely
: to make clean: such as
: to rid of dirt, impurities, or extraneous matter
: to rid of corruption
: an act of cleaning dirt especially from the surface of something
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