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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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And it must be noted that I say of our reason, and not of our imagination or of our senses: thus, for example, although we very clearly see the sun, we ought not therefore to determine that it is only of the size which our sense of sight presents; and we may very distinctly imagine the head of a lion joined to the body of a goat, without being therefore shut up to the conclusion that a chimaera exists; for it is not a dictate of reason that what we thus see or imagine is in reality existent; but it plainly tells us that all our ideas or notions contain in them some truth; for otherwise it could not be that God, who is wholly perfect and veracious, should have placed them in us.
The precise extent of the common law, and the statute law, the maritime law, the ecclesiastical law, the law of corporations, and other local laws and customs, remains still to be clearly and finally established in Great Britain, where accuracy in such subjects has been more industriously pursued than in any other part of the world.
I began to tell our adventures, articulating each syllable clearly, and without omitting one single detail.
My brave Ned, that country is not clearly indicated on the map of the world; but I admit that the nationality of the two strangers is hard to determine.
SOCRATES: But if neither the Sophists nor the gentlemen are teachers, clearly there can be no other teachers?
11) The Court plainly stated that while uses of force by police occur that are clearly excessive or clearly appropriate, a gray area remains in between.
When Clearly Canadian gave its product development team the mandate to reformulate the Clearly Canadian sparkling flavoured beverage line, the goal was to reduce the carbohydrate and caloric content by half, remove preservatives, and still deliver on the taste profile the brand's consumers have come to expect.
Respondents to the Mazars survey clearly expect greater volatility in reporting.
Identity Web sites should clearly disclose the physical location of where they are produced, including an address, a telephone number or e-mail address.
The TRA '97 provides that a taxpayer will not be deemed to use an inventory accounting method that does not clearly reflect income solely because the taxpayer accrues for inventory shrinkage.
The IRS may require such a change if it finds the current method does not clearly reflect the entity's income or if it finds the business is holding "inventory" and, therefore, must use the accrual method even though the business does not primarily hold merchandise for sale.
Now the UK's leading flavoured water Clearly Canadian is the only product in this sector to achieve distribution with all the major grocery multiples.
Moreover, although the cases analyzed by Carnes and Englebrecht definitely mark a trend, the courts have generally resisted IRS efforts to override a statutory or regulatory accounting rule even where the IRS concludes that the taxpayer's method does not clearly reflect income.
TORONTO, Ontario -- CLEARLY CANADIAN (OTCBB:CCBEF) is pleased to announce that it will release second quarter earnings today Wednesday, August 27th at 4:05 p.
The Fifth Circuit recently held that a taxpayer could follow a revenue ruling that clearly allowed him to rely on actuarial tables in structuring transfers to his son and a family trust, that the IRS could not ignore its own ruling, and that the Tax Court was also bound to follow the revenue ruling (Estate of McLendon (5th Cir.