clear for publication
clear (something) for publication
To confirm that something is ready to be published; to approve for publication. We need to clear this story for publication as soon as possible so we get it out there before any of our competitors.
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clear something for publication
to approve the release of something so it can be published. The government refused to clear the story for publication. I want to clear this for publication as soon as possible.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.