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clearance

[ kleer-uhns ]
/ ˈklɪər əns /
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noun
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Origin of clearance

First recorded in 1555–65; clear + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM clearance

clearer, nounnon·clear·ance, nounpre·clear·ance, noun, adjectiveself-clearance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for clearance

clearance
/ (ˈklɪərəns) /

noun
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