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English definition of “stand clear”

stand clear

phrasal verb with stand     /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
to move a short distance away from something so that you are safe: "Stand clear!" shouted the policewoman, "It might fall any minute."Running away and escaping
(Definition of stand clear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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