- 1Wash, or wash and iron, (clothes or linens): he wasn’t used to laundering his own bed linens [as adjective, with submodifier]: (laundered) freshly laundered sheetsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- We strip the bed and are given freshly laundered linen in return.
- As I went into private practice, I made sure that my shoes always shone and dressed sharply, always wearing freshly laundered shirts to court.
- All individuals who enter the semirestricted and restricted areas of the surgical suite should wear freshly laundered surgical attire intended for use only within the surgical suite.
- 1.1Conceal the origins of (money obtained illegally) by transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- He also included money laundering operations, business scams and illegal undertakings involving foreign operated businesses that result in profits sent out of country.
- Then she directed her attention towards the Russian mafia, which she said had infiltrated some 300 Swiss companies and were using Switzerland as a piggy bank to launder money.
- Drug cartels, arms traffickers, terrorist groups, and common criminal organizations use banks to launder their dirty money, making it appear as the product of legitimate business.
- 1.2Alter (information) to make it appear more acceptable: we began to notice attempts to launder the data retrospectivelyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The documents would have flowed from one group to another, and thus would have been laundered to make them appear as legitimate products discovered by a legitimate intelligence agency.
- Second, liberals should not abet conservative efforts to launder the former President's record.
- Because the same set of facts laundered through a reporter and expressed ‘independently’ in a news account gets double the bounce the same revelation would in a press conference.
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- When last have officers of any branch of the protective services infiltrated the ranks of drug dealers, money launderers, and provided intelligence that led to major arrests?
- Definitely, these washerfolk-dependent commercial launderers, including those who extend their service to a handful of hotels, cannot ask for more.
- The information will be passed to the police or investigating authorities as long as it is used for prevention and detection of money launderers and terrorist financiers.
Middle English (as a noun denoting a person who washes linen): contraction of lavender, from Old French lavandier, based on Latin lavanda 'things to be washed', from lavare 'to wash'.