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title washing
 n.— «He’s worried that some crooked car dealers or salvage companies will buy the flooded autos, clean them up and sell them without disclosing the damage. The illegal practice is known as “title washing.”» —“Clean title vs. title wash” by Ted Griggs Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) Oct. 16, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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