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clear

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. He was clear. You know, polluted.
2. mod. [of liquor] undiluted; neat. I like mine clear with just one ice cube.
3. tv. to earn a specific net amount of money. We just want to clear a decent profit. Nothing greedy.
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7 : to free from blame <The judge cleared my name.
8 : to approve or be approved by <Our plane was cleared to land.
ICE's OTC cleared marketplace has provided entry into the energy markets for new players and substantially increased liquidity.
com), CMXchange's wholly owned subsidiary, will provide financial and risk management services including derivatives trading of cleared forwards and swaps.
With the filing of the preliminary proxy statement, the settlement of the shareholder litigation, and the previously announced early termination of the statutory waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, all major obstacles to the pending merger have been cleared.
Fundtech's IATA Clearing System reconciles elements of travel agents' and airlines' transactions and guarantees that all the transaction components are fully cleared and the payments are settled.