Adjective "Laundered" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Laundered


    Definition:

    1. to wash (clothes, linens, etc.).

    2. to wash and iron (clothes).

    3. Informal. to disguise the source of (illegal or secret funds or profits), usually by transmittal through a foreign bank or a complex network of intermediaries. to disguise the true nature of (a transaction, operation, or the like) by routing money or goods through one or more intermediaries.

    4. to remove embarrassing or unpleasant characteristics or elements from in order to make more acceptable: H

    Origin:
    launder

    Examples:

    "moneys can be laundered."

    "golds can be laundered."

    "shirts can be laundered."

    "sheets can be laundered."

    "profits can be laundered."

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