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scrub round


      vb   intr, prep  
Informal   to waive; avoid or ignore  
we can scrub round the rules     
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scrub          [1]  
      vb   , scrubs, scrubbing, scrubbed  
1    to rub (a surface) hard, with or as if with a brush, soap, and water, in order to clean it  
2    to remove (dirt), esp. by rubbing with a brush and water  
3    intr; foll by: up   (of a surgeon) to wash the hands and arms thoroughly before operating  
4    tr   to purify (a vapour or gas) by removing impurities  
5    tr  
Informal   to delete or cancel  
6    intr     (Horse racing, slang)   (of jockeys) to urge a horse forwards by moving the arms and whip rhythmically forwards and backwards alongside its neck  
7    the act of or an instance of scrubbing,   (See also)        scrub round  
     (C14: from Middle Low German schrubben, or Middle Dutch schrobben)  

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1    clean, cleanse, rub, scour  
2      (informal)   abandon, abolish, call off, cancel, delete, discontinue, do away with, drop, forget about, give up  

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scrub, the scrub, scrub bird, scrub fowl

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round per minute
Used for the rotational speed of gramophone records. Ex. : "45 rpm", "33 rpm", "78 rpm".
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
An apron is a piece of clothing that you put on over the front of your normal clothes and tie round your waist, especially when you are cooking, in order to prevent your clothes from getting dirty.
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