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ˈprɪs tin, prɪˈstin; esp. Brit. ˈprɪs taɪnpris·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pristineadjective

    completely free from dirt or contamination

    "pristine mountain snow"

  2. pristineadjective

    immaculately clean and unused

    "handed her his pristine white handkerchief"

Wiktionary

  1. pristineadjective

    Unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied

    Etymology: From pristin.

  2. pristineadjective

    primitive, pertaining to the earliest state of something

    Etymology: From pristin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pristineadjective

    belonging to the earliest period or state; original; primitive; primeval; as, the pristine state of innocence; the pristine manners of a people; pristine vigor

    Etymology: [L. pristinus, akin to prior: cf. F. pristin. See Prior, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pristine

    pris′tin, adj. as at first: former: belonging to the earliest time: ancient. [O. Fr.,—L. pristinus; cf. priscus, antique, prior, former.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pristine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pristine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of pristine in a Sentence

  1. Patrick McCarthy:

    There is an ongoing concern that ground-based astronomy is at risk long-term. There just are not that many pristine sites left, as these cities and highways grow, you start to wash out the faintest objects. The thing is, the faintest objects are the reason we're building these telescopes in the first place.

  2. Martin Dolan:

    It's not going to be a pristine aircraft, but for our purposes, we expect that the aircraft remains will be in satisfactory condition.

  3. New Jersey Phil Mickelson:

    I think that major record of 63 will be broken today or tomorrow, i think there's a 61 or 62 out there because it's par 70, the greens are pristine – they're rolling beautifully – and they're soft.

  4. Animal Defenders International:

    At their new home at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, the lions will enjoy large natural enclosures situated in pristine African bush, complete with drinking pools, platforms and toys.

  5. Alannah Hurley:

    It is impossible for Pebble to mitigate the devastation this mine will have on our Native cultures, our way of life that has been sustained for thousands of years by the pristine lands and waters of the Bristol Bay watershed.

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