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adjective naked pronunciation in British English /ˈneɪkɪd/
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  1. 1
    not wearing any clothes
    a drawing of a naked woman
    stark naked (=completely naked): She stood there stark naked.
    half-naked: The half-naked body was found on the river bank.
    strip naked (=take all your clothes off): He stripped naked and got into the shower.
    naked to the waist (=not wearing clothes on the top part of the body)
  2. 2
    not covered
    a naked flame/bulb/light
    a naked blade/sword
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