There are 2 definitions of clearing in English:

clearing1

Line breaks: clear|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪərɪŋ
 
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noun

  • An open space in a forest, especially one cleared for cultivation.
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    • Forest openings and clearings and agricultural areas are also good habitat for the Western Bluebird.
    • They are common in forest clearings, wetlands, edges, residential areas, orchards, and stands of Russian olive.
    • She led them to a small, grassy clearing in the middle of a wooded area.
    Synonyms
    glade, dell, space, gap, opening

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There are 2 definitions of clearing in English:

clearing2

Line breaks: clear|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈklɪərɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun] British
  • A system used by universities to fill the remaining available undergraduate places before the start of the academic year.
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    • Students going through clearing should make themselves available because admissions tutors will want to talk to them rather than their parents.
    • Universities you approach during clearing will ask for these.
    • We're now into the university clearing season.

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