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all-clear

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Definition of all-clear in English:

noun

A signal that danger or difficulty is over: she was given the all-clear to travel home
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  • By the time the all-clear signal was given, the building had been entirely evacuated.
  • His premises were promptly inspected and given the all-clear, but he has asked for a further inspection today as an extra precaution.
  • However, victory celebrations were renewed when the player returned to the clubhouse after being given the all-clear by doctors.

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