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English definition of “clear”

clear

verb [I or T] (CHEQUE)    /klɪər/ US  /klɪr/
to (cause a cheque to) go from one bank to another through a central organization, so that money can be paid to the person it is owed to: It usually takes four to five working days for a cheque to clear.Withdrawing money
(Definition of clear verb (CHEQUE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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