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verb
  1. 1
    to remove people or things from a place where they are not wanted

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    1. a.
      if a place clears, the people in it leave it

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  2. 2
    to remove something that is blocking a place such as a road or passage

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    1. a.
      to stop being blocked

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  3. 8
    informal to earn a particular amount of money after paying taxes, charges, or costs

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  4. 12
    to do all the work that you have to do

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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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