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"free and clear" in British English

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free and clear

US without ​debt or ​legalclaims: They ​paid off the ​mortgage and own ​theirhouse free and ​clear.
(Definition of free and clear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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free and clear

without ​debt or ​legalclaims: They ​paid off the ​mortgage and own ​theirhouse free and ​clear.
(Definition of free and clear from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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