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in clear

obsolete Unambiguously; not in cryptic or coded language. He spoke in clear to the bailiff that he had been with a woman other than his wife that night, and wished for the matter to remain private.
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in clear

not in code.
1966 Robert Sheckley Mindswap Thus, he crosscircuited his fear of embarrassment, and spoke to his oldest friend in clear.
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