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launder (verb), launders; laundered; laudering
1. To wash clothes, linens, etc.
2. Informal usage: 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, etc. by routing money or goods through one or more intermediaries.
3. To remove embarrassing or unpleasant characteristics or elements as from a person's reputation or character in order to make them more acceptable to others: Noah's brother will have to launder his image if he wants to run for political office.
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