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English definition of “the all-clear”

the all-clear

noun [S] uk   /ˌɔːlˈklɪər/ us    /ˌɑːlˈklɪr/
a signal that tells you that a dangerous or difficult situation has ended: The police gave us the all-clear and we drove on.Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
(Definition of the all-clear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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