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Difference between Clean-shaven and Closely shaven

clean-shavensaid of a man not having a moustache or beard:

  • He provided a list of celebrated clean-shaven men and also of celebrated beavers, as bearded men are termed.

closely shavensaid of a man with a neat, smooth shave:

  • He was tall, spare, with closely shaven face and gray hair, worn rather long.