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pure

(pyūr),
Unadulterated; free from admixture or contamination with any extraneous matter.
[L. purus]

pure

(pūr) free from mixture with or contamination by other materials.

pure

[pyo̅o̅r]
1 free of contamination by extraneous matter.
2 a state in which a substance contains nothing other than itself.

pure

Drug slang
noun A regional term for uncut heroin

pure

(pyūr)
Unadulterated; free from admixture or contamination with any extraneous matter.
[L. purus]
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Through such sponsorships of pure-bred Arabian Horse races Sorouh can affirm its continuous support of equestrian sports.
Diminutive fighting farmer Moira captured the nation's hearts when she was pictured cuddling Harry as he faced slaughter by Defra and repeatedly staved off all attempts to have her pure-bred flock culled at her one acre farm in Warwick Bridge, near Carlisle.
The unique collection of pure-bred horses which preserved in Bahrain for over 200 years by the Al Khalifa family, most recently, His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, who has said that "the pure Arabian horse represents a natural resource and is an embodiment of heritage and beauty in this country, which has distinguished itself by nursing, caring for and maintaining these horses with their pure Arabic origin".
While those who buy pedigree dogs have access to Kennel Club information and monitored breeders, the organisation fears the trend for designer cross-breeds and fashionable pure-bred dogs is fuelling a trade that is largely unregulated.
The race also gave owners of the Arabian pure-bred Salukis an opportunity to test the hunting capabilities of their hounds in a traditional and natural desert setting.
Please keep your hard-earned cash and don't contribute to the downfall of pure-bred dogs.
The archbishop toured the farm's petting zoo and met pure-bred cows in the centre's Roundhouse.
He says the lambs - born in 2008 have grown really well, fathered some excellent mule ewe lambs at Gallowshill and the star of the flock, A11, produced excellent pure-bred flock and ram lambs which be used at Gallowshill this autumn.
5) PRINCE Harry dating a pure-bred, blue-eyed blonde called Astrid.
A genetic test that weeds out 'fake' Aberdeen Angus beef could offer retailers assurance that the meat they are selling is pure-bred.
Their Breakfast Milk is produced from pure-bred Jersey and Guernsey herds and is naturally high in protein and calcium while containing only five percent fat.
LAMBING STINT: The first lambs have been born from Warwickshire College's new flock of pure-bred Suffolk sheep.