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Synonyms for clearance
ˈklɪər əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clearance(noun)

    the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them

    headway, headroom

  2. headroom, headway, clearance(noun)

    vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

    head, headroom, dynamic headroom, headway

  3. clearance(noun)

    permission to proceed

    "the plane was given clearance to land"

    headway, headroom

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clearance(n.)

    discharge, release, exoneration, acquittal

  2. clearance(n.)

    (Com.) permission to leave port, permission to sail

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  1. Harm Ohlmeyer:

    I know there is enough volume in the market. I just can't connect it, sharing or digitising the inventory would make us all more efficient and able to read real consumer demand better, and buy better in future, and have less clearance.

  2. John Brennan:

    The fact that Omarosa Manigault Newman's using a security clearance of a former CIA director as a pawn in Omarosa Manigault Newman public relations strategy I think is just so reflective of somebody who, quite frankly, I don't want to use this term maybe, but Omarosa Manigault Newman's drunk on power. Omarosa Manigault Newman really is, and I think Omarosa Manigault Newman's abusing the powers of that office.

  3. Pat Cipollone:

    The Committee has failed to point to any authority establishing a legitimate legislative purpose for the Committee's unprecedented and extraordinarily intrusive demands : including the demand to examine the entire investigative files of numerous individuals whom the President has chosen as his senior advisors, as I have explained in multiple previous letters, it is clearly established as a matter of law that the decision to grant or deny a security clearance is a discretionary function that belongs exclusively to the Executive Branch.

  4. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad:

    A number of Taliban clashed with Afghan forces in different parts of the city, right now there is no fighting but a search and clearance operation is underway.

  5. Richard Painter:

    They have given her an office. I’m assuming they will give her the devices — which she needs, because the last thing we need is to be playing ‘Hillary games’ on a private server. She’s going to get security clearance -- she is a government employee.

Translations for clearance

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  • разпродажба, пречистване, луфт, разчистване, клирингBulgarian
  • rebuigCatalan, Valencian
  • AusverkaufGerman
  • acceso, permiso, claro, espacio, limpieza, ganga, despeje, liquidación, oferta, barata, remate, compensaciónSpanish
  • alennusmyynti, leveys, lupa, selvitys, välys, pelivara, kulkulupa, valtuutus, vapaa, tyhjennysmyynti, puhdistuma, raivaus, varoetäisyys, matkustuslupa, etäisyys, korkeus, raivio, puhdistusFinnish
  • soldes, dégagement, braderie, liquidationFrench
  • ard-chreckManx
  • izinIndonesian
  • spazio, autorizzazione, piazza pulita, liquidazione, divario, permesso, gioco, sgombero, saldo, luce, compensazione, via libera, accesso, repulisti, svendita, filtraggioItalian
  • дозвола, расчистување, клиринг, пречистување, распродажбаMacedonian
  • чистка, зазор, расчистка, просвет, клиринг, разрешение, ликвидация, люфт, виза, клиренс, очищение, очистка, распродажаRussian
  • utförsäljning, frihöjd, rensningSwedish
  • BoşlukTurkish
  • کلیئرنسUrdu

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