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adjective pure pronunciation in British English /pjʊə(r)/
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adjectivepure
comparativepurer
superlativepurest
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  1. 2
    [only before noun] used for emphasizing the amount or degree of something
    a scream of pure terror
    a smile of pure happiness
    pure chance/coincidence/luck: Perhaps it was pure chance that the other woman happened to be there.
  2. 3
    a pure sound, colour, light etc is very clear and beautiful
    The flowers were a pure white.
    the pure sound of children laughing
  3. 5
    a pure person or pure behaviour is free from wrong, especially in sexual matters
    He cannot claim to have led an absolutely pure life.
    It is hard to be humble, and nobody is pure.

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