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  • n. Plural form of launder.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of launder.


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  • A title launders the stain of trade with remarkable ease, and her lamented husband’s fortune had been made from fish.

    The Dressmaker

  • Miss West plays and sings, doctors Possum, launders, and is for ever otherwise busy with her fancy work.


  • As a result, as long as a government official launders his or her preordained illegal activity through the hocus-pocus of a sufficiently loyal legal hack, neither the official nor the legal hack will ever be held to account for their central roles in breaking the law.

    Sunday Always Comes Too Late « Gerry Canavan

  • This cotton launders so well that I don't have to iron.

    Sewing Simple Clothing

  • It has stolen colossal sums of money from its own people and launders these billions in the Western financial system.

    Haunted by the Past

  • They may not be proclaiming their love for the club nor declaring their intention to challenge for the Champions League, but the prospective new owners are pledging to keep Rovers as a steady member of the elite and do not come across as asset-strippers or money-launderers (then again, asset-strippers and money-launders tend not to introduce themselves as such).

    Blackburn's prospective owners arrive with promise of financial prudence

  • Associated Press A homeless Vietnam veteran in Philadelphia, 2007 Today, where the disabled homeless vets of Los Angeles should find a home, they'll instead find a car-rental business, a private swimming pool, a dog run, an oil well, an 18-hole golf course, and a unit that launders linen for nearby luxury hotels.

    Why Wounded Warriors Sleep in Dumpsters

  • SMITH: With no one fishing and many restaurants hurting for business, so is Scott Burke (ph), who launders and rents table cloths and napkins about half hour outside New Orleans.

    Many In Gulf On Road To Uncertain Compensation

  • Each time it launders our shirts, the industry cuts out of it a big piece of cloth.

    Dr. Vladimir A. Masch: Medicine vs. Economics

  • Her elaborate and extensive system merely launders cash.

    Girls with Guns


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