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They are pure innocent joy made flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pure joy is more like it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is rationing, pure and simple. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The congestion charge has become a car tax, pure and simple. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was just pure evil. The Sun (2016)It was a power grab, pure and simple, and it worked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It looks fantastic and sounds terrific; pure dance, pure joy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is often said that qualifications in the pure sciences are a good basis for a career in IT and technology. Computing (2010)What can we say about pure consciousness? Zindell, David The Broken God (1993)What he loves is acting in its purest form. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was just pure fury on their faces. The Sun (2008)What about the government funding of pure science? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The other change is a pure housekeeping one. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It seems to me the death of all that is clean and pure about the human experiment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The combination of relatively pure air and a partial diagnosis of her food problem worked wonders. Randolph, Theron G. & Moss, Ralph W. (contributor) An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)There is something raw and pure about the desert that defies description. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It feels like parental affection in its purest form. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Just from pure cricketing reasons he gives huge balance to our side. The Sun (2009)Their objections are based on nonsense science and are pure scaremongering. The Sun (2013)Not one of the pure sprinters was there for the finish. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My father had an idea that the air was very pure there. Max Arthur Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)It is not so much about technique or pure strength. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is a source of love in its purest form for me. The Sun (2013)It has just been pure conditioning training. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Space experts have dismissed the design as pure science fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They then shack up with other men who do not work and whose motives are sometimes less than pure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Pure coincidence or unashamed public flirting? The Sun (2014)Less exciting perhaps; less pure and less free. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of your characters seem to end up being real - by pure coincidence. The Sun (2014)For me, relaxing in the hammock on our balcony was pure bliss. The Sun (2015)Her teacher suggests entering her in a competition - but his motives are less than pure. The Sun (2008)The white robes are just symbolic of a pure, clean conscience for the first permanently clean conscience. Christianity Today (2000)

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British English: pure /pjʊə/ ADJECTIVE
Pure means not mixed with anything else.
This dress is pure silk.
  • American English: pure
  • Arabic: نَقِيٌّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: puro
  • Chinese: 纯的
  • Croatian: čist
  • Czech: čistý pravý
  • Danish: ren
  • Dutch: puur
  • European Spanish: puro sin mezcla
  • Finnish: puhdas sekoittumaton
  • French: pur
  • German: rein
  • Greek: αγνός
  • Italian: puro
  • Japanese: 純粋な
  • Korean: 순수한
  • Norwegian: ren ublandet
  • Polish: czysty
  • European Portuguese: puro
  • Romanian: pur
  • Russian: чистый
  • Latin American Spanish: puro
  • Swedish: ren oblandad
  • Thai: บริสุทธิ์
  • Turkish: saf
  • Ukrainian: чистий
  • Vietnamese: tinh khiết

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