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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·clean /ˌʌnˈklin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·clean a.
 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy.
 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing.
    He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.   --Num. xix. 11.
 3. Morally impure. “Adultery of the heart, consisting of inordinate and unclean affections.”
 -- Un*clean*ly, adv. -- Un*clean*ness, n.
 Unclean animals Script., those which the Israelites were forbidden to use for food.
 Unclean spirit Script., a wicked spirit; a demon. --Mark i. 27.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept
             sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty
             slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet
             on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining
             is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while
             her sisters preened themselves" [syn: dirty, soiled]
             [ant: clean]
      2: ritually unclean or impure; "and the swine...is unclean to
         you"-Leviticus 11:3 [syn: impure] [ant: clean]