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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: immaculatus, from macula 'spot of dirt'

immaculate

adjective
     
im‧mac‧u‧late
1 very clean and tidy [≠ messy]:
He wore an immaculate dark-blue suit.
an immaculate kitchen
2 exactly correct or perfect in every detail:
her immaculate stage performances
immaculately adverb
WORD FOCUS: clean WORD FOCUS: clean
very clean: spotless, pristine, immaculate, spick and span


See also
clean

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