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Pronunciation: /ˈklɪrəns; ˈklɪərəns/

Translation of clearance in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (authorization) autorización (feminine); (from customs) despacho (masculine) de aduana she has clearance to inspect the documents está autorizada para inspeccionar los documentos to get o obtain clearance from sb conseguir* or obtener* autorización de algn
    Example sentences
    • If the project gets clearance from the authorities concerned, the matches could be held during December and January depending upon availability of players, the sources said.
    • Don't abandon your shelters until you're given clearance by the local authorities.
    • If you believe your husband is sincere in his permission, then you have a kind of moral clearance to proceed, if you choose to.
    Example sentences
    • Obviously, these clearances were granted in order to gain propaganda mileage for the elections.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (free space) espacio (masculine) (libre) 3m clearance on either side 3m de espacio a cada lado
    Example sentences
    • The smooth curvature allows plenty of cornering clearance.
    • The wire rings add just enough space to create enough clearance between the boards, while still allowing us to put 16 boards in the lunchbox.
    • Those 14 record entries are the most in history by a woman and included the first ever clearance of 6 feet.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (of building land) desmonte (masculine), despeje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It will become a criminal offence to carry out damaging works such as road building, tree clearance or pond drainage without the consent of English Nature.
    • She aids him in everything from land clearance to castle building.
    • The extensive sale of royal forests and land clearance for agriculture also had their effect on the oaks.
  • 4 uncountable/no numerable (of stock) liquidación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Neither had obtained prior entry clearance to the United Kingdom as required.
    • The container has since arrived in Valparaiso where they are awaiting customs clearance.
    • A widower, he wanted my help in getting entry clearance for his second wife, from Pakistan.
  • 5 uncountable/no numerable (of check) compensación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The divergence in the transactions covered under the umbrella of money transfer orders contrasts with the system built around cheques and their clearance through banking channels.
    • For more than 11 days the six banks were excluded from the daily inter-bank clearance of cheques.
    • While I was waiting for the last item to go through cheque clearance I put a paperback book up, just to try the market.
  • 6 countable/numerable (in soccer) despeje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • However, if luck had to be on their side they would have won by a least another five goals as the crossbar and goal line clearances saved the home side from a hammering.
    • For the next five minutes it was all Stretford and it was down to some goal line clearances and the post to keep the score at 1-1.
    • Around ten minutes into the second half, a testing series of corners was swung in underneath the cross bar requiring four goal line clearances in a frantic few minutes.

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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.