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clearway Line breaks: clear|way
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪəweɪ/

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Definition of clearway in English:


A main road other than a motorway on which vehicles are not normally permitted to stop.
Example sentences
  • Queens Drive is a clearway and there is no parking allowed on clearways, slip roads and lay-bys.
  • He said that although the changes to bus lanes and urban clearways would help journey times it would not provide a solution to the city's increasing traffic delays.
  • But a brief reply from County Hall told the town council that plans for bus stop clearways on Long Street had now been dropped.
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