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CLEAN SLATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clean slate mean? 

CLEAN SLATE (noun)
  The noun CLEAN SLATE has 1 sense:

1. an opportunity to start over without prejudice

  Familiarity information: CLEAN SLATE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLEAN SLATE (noun)


Sense 1clean slate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An opportunity to start over without prejudice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

clean slate; fresh start; tabula rasa

Hypernyms ("clean slate" is a kind of...):

chance; opportunity (a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances)


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