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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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The CMA welcomes the positive changes made by Asda and is satisfied that Asdas pricing is clearer for shoppers.
French Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches around Karachi - with clearer water and fresh air is a rocky beach he added.
Never before has the choice been clearer, with a Labour Party for the many and Conservatives feathering the nests of the wealthiest few.
Chapters cover: technology; changing language and authority; guidelines to clearer writing; spelling; finding a better word (by far the longest chapter); superfluous and imprecise words and phrases; trouble with short words; passive voice; consistency; word order; punctuation; circumlocution; words and parts of speech for EAL writers; cliches and article titles; constructing sentences; and even drawing graphs.
The clearer the conditions of a competition, the more remote the possibility of cancellation," Papadopoulou said.
The traffic lights gave clear indications of how long before they were going to change and road markings were much clearer.
The Most Rev Justin Welby said it was something he dealt with daily and it was becoming clearer that "for many, many years things were not dealt with as they should have been dealt with".
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 7, 2014-RBS to make communications clearer to win back customer trust
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 7, 2014-RBS to make communications clearer to win back customer trust
IN A radical move which is seen as the most significant change in 22 years for Boots Opticians, the company is guaranteeing UV lenses as standard with every pair of glasses sold and has launched a clearer pricing structure with eye health branding (pictured).
Chapters advocate developing a clearer view of how to become clearer on what we want to feel from life first, before setting goals.
It becomes clearer and clearer that we really are being governed by some kind of real–life Muppet Show, with the whole country playing Statler and Waldorf – sitting up in the box, shouting abuse.
It is becoming clearer and clearer that the (Belgian) Flemish youngsters who end up in Syria are joining organizations linked to Al-Qaeda," the Mayor of Vilvoorde, Hans Bonte, was quoted as saying.
Maloney insists he has not given any thought to where he will start next season but says once a new boss is appointed at the DW Stadium then his plans will become much clearer.
The party has agreed to scrap the president''s role, give members an equal vote, and set up a leader''s team which it says will ensure clearer leadership.