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Meaning of “clearance” - Learner’s Dictionary

clearance

noun [C, U]     /ˈklɪərəns/
PERMISSION
permission from someone in authority: The company needs to get government clearance for the deal.Allowing and permitting
DISTANCE
the distance that is needed for one thing to avoid touching another thingMoving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasiveSpace - general wordsAreas of land in general
REMOVING THINGS
the activity of removing waste or things you do not want from a place: Demolition and clearance of the site will take two weeks.Removing and extracting
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