waiver

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clear waivers

Of a professional athlete, to be released by a professional team and then not claimed by any other team in the league. If we demote him, do you think he'll clear waivers? I just don't want another team in our division to get ahold of him.
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on waivers

In sports, available to be claimed by other professional clubs during a certain period of time. Though a fan favorite, the goalie was acquired by another team after being placed on waivers.
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clear waivers

To be unclaimed by another professional club and therefore liable to be assigned to a minor-league club or released.
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on waivers

In a state of being available for claiming by other professional clubs.
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"We played some good rugby and although we waivered when they pulled back to within four points the boys stuck at it and fashioned a match winning try in the final minute.
Regardless of how controversial the Afghan mission has become (some 70 per cent of Canadians expressed their concern that the war in Afghanistan is "not winnable" in a recent poll), Hillier has neither waivered nor tried to distance himself from the operation.
Horace waivered coming into it and felt like he was going to stop.
That delay shows how far from making a clean decision - as his aides have depicted the sacking - Mr Duncan Smith was as he dithered and waivered.
Wisconsin is a waivered State (along with Minnesota and Massachusetts) because it had adopted its own standardization program prior to the passage of OBRA 1990.
A bachelor's degree qualifies an individual to be the director of a laboratory in which only waivered and/or moderately complex tests are performed - a description that fits nearly all bedside testing configurations.
I don't think my excitement has ever waivered, I'm 33 years old!
This Project May Include But Not Limited To Data Mining Of Pubic Source Information, Waivered Access To Facebook, Linkedin, Etc., And Existing Denver Public Schools Used Data Collection Platforms.
"Their love of sport and their enthusiasm for the job has never waivered in my ten years at The King's Academy.
The team became a non-league side in 1960, but Mr Robson's support never waivered.
The public are getting increasingly sick of corrupt and ineffectual politicians and we need more principles and less self-interest and Tony Mulhearn has never waivered on the for mer.
Local officials initially waivered as to whether to allow the protests to continue, but Prime Minister Najib Mikati endorsed the rallies as a guaranteed right that is in the national interest.
Just yesterday I was driving in a semi jam past Oasis centre trying to get on to Sheikh Zayed Road when this lady in a high end car almost lost control and missed a parked vehicleC*as I came abreast of her I noticed she was sipping from a can and the less there was in the can the longer her attention waivered from the traffic.
Despite the disaster at York when his bit slipped almost suffocating him for a few furlongs, my faith in the colt has never waivered.
Addressing the rally in parched Vidarbha, Gandhi said that the UPA had taken the responsibility of resolving farmer issues in the country and had waivered 71000 crore rupees worth of loans to them.