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  1. whitewashed

    • IPA[ˈwʌɪtwɒʃt]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of a wall, building, or room) painted with whitewash;concealing unpleasant facts about someone or something
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    • 1. (of a wall, building, or room) painted with whitewash the town is a pretty jumble of low whitewashed houses tumbling down to a golden beach dark wood furniture and beamed ceilings offset the whitewashed walls
    • 2. concealing unpleasant facts about someone or something organizations that admit to failures are probably more trustworthy than those which present whitewashed accounts of their achievements a whitewashed version of the past
    • n.
      a solution of lime and water or of whiting, size, and water, used for painting walls white.
    • v.
      paint (a wall, building, or room) with whitewash: the brick walls have been whitewashed

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a solution of lime and water or of whiting, size, and water, used for painting walls white.
    • v.
      paint (a wall, building, or room) with whitewash: the brick walls have been whitewashed

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈ(h)wītˌwäSHt]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of a wall, building, or room) painted with whitewash: the town is a pretty jumble of low whitewashed houses tumbling down to a golden beach dark wood furniture and beamed ceilings offset the whitewashed walls

    Oxford American Dictionary