Meaning of “the all-clear” in the English Dictionary

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"the all-clear" in British English

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the all-clearnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “the all-clear” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)