Translation of clearance in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈklɪrəns; ˈklɪərəns/


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (authorization) autorización (f); (from customs) despacho (m) 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
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    • 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.
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    • 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
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    • 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 (m), despeje (m) slum clearance demolición (feminine) de viviendas insalubres
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    • 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.
  • 5 uncountable/no numerable (of check) compensación (feminine)
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    • 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)
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    • 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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