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Millions of acres of tropical forest have been cleared.
Julia began to clear the dishes from the table.
The ground should first be cleared of weeds.
He cleared a space on his desk for a cup of coffee.
The police cleared a way through to the front of the building.
The two men were cleared of murder yesterday.
They waited while the mist cleared a little.
Clear your mind of all negative thoughts.
One horse failed to clear the gate and was injured.
The aircraft cleared the houses by only a few metres.
How long will the cheque take to clear?
You’ll have to clear this project with head office.
After half an hour the plane was cleared for take-off.
Delays are often reported by passengers waiting to clear customs.
Someone from the embassy helped us to clear our baggage through customs.
Try to clear your existing debts first.
The company has cleared the main obstacle to concluding the sale.
The first hurdle to clear is persuading investors of the merits of the product.
Extra staff have had to be brought in to clear the backlog.
The Government has cleared the decks for an early general election.
She was told to clear her desk.
The men say they have been falsely accused and are determined to clear their names.
This is the British English definition of clear. View American English definition of clear.
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