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English definition of “clear out”

clear out

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with clear   /klɪər/ us    /klɪr/
to leave a place: I hear Daphne's finally told her husband to clear out (= to leave home). My landlord's given me a week to clear out of my flat.Departing
(Definition of clear out phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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