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Collins Spanish Dictionary- Complete & Unabridged
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clear

[klɪǝ(r)]

  1. ADJ

    (compar clearer)

    (superl clearest)

    1. (=unambiguous) [meaning, explanation] claro

    2. (=obvious) [motive, consequence] claro, evidente

    3. (=certain) [understanding, proof] seguro, cierto

    4. (=transparent) [water, glass] claro, transparente

    5. [sky, weather] despejado; [air] puro

    6. (=bright) [light, colour] claro

      light I, 1., 1)

    7. [photograph, outline] claro, preciso; [complexion] terso

    8. (=distinct) [sound, impression, voice] claro

    9. (=unobstructed) [road, space] libre, despejado

    10. (=untroubled) [conscience] limpio, tranquilo

    11. (after deductions)

      • a clear majority — una mayoría absoluta
      • to win by a clear margin — ganar por un amplio margen
      • a clear winner — un ganador absoluto
    12. (=complete)

    13. (=without commitments) [day, afternoon] libre; [diary] despejado

  2. ADV

    1. see loud

    2. (=completely)

    3. (=free)

    4. (Brit)

      (Sport) (=ahead)

      steer I, 1., 1)

    5. (=net)

    6. (esp US)

  3. N

      • to be in the clear (=out of debt) estar libre de deudas; (=free of suspicion) quedar fuera de toda sospecha; (=free of danger) estar fuera de peligro
      • message in clear — mensaje m no cifrado
  4. VT

    1. (=remove obstacles etc from) [+ place, surface] despejar; [+ road, railway track] dejar libre, despejar; [+ site] desmontar; [+ woodland] despejar, desbrozar; [+ court, hall] desocupar, desalojar (de público etc); [+ pipe] desatascar; [+ postbox] recoger las cartas de

    2. [+ liquid] aclarar, clarificar; (Med) [+ blood] purificar

    3. (Sport) [+ ball] despejar

    4. (=get over) [+ fence etc] salvar, saltar por encima de; (=get past) [+ rocks etc] pasar sin tocar

    5. (=declare innocent etc) [+ person] absolver, probar la inocencia de

    6. (=authorize)

      • to clear a cheque (=accept) aceptar or dar el visto bueno a un cheque; (=double check) compensar un cheque
    7. (Comm etc) [+ debt] liquidar, saldar; [+ profit] sacar (una ganancia de); [+ goods etc] liquidar

    8. (Comput) despejar

  5. VI

    1. (=improve) [weather] (also: clear up) despejarse; [sky] despejarse; [fog] disiparse

    2. [liquid] aclararse, clarificarse

    3. [cheque] ser compensado

    4. (Sport) despejar

  6. CPD

Examples from texts

Due to the lack of clear objectives and set outputs, the State does not ensure effective governance of state owned companies.
Debido a la falta de objetivos claros y resultados fijos, el Estado no garantiza el buen gobierno efectivo de las empresas de propiedad pública.
quality of the plan for using and disseminating the knowledge, potential for promoting innovation and clear plan for the management of intellectual property.
calidad del plan de aprovechamiento y de difusión de los conocimientos, posibles efectos en materia de promoción de la innovación y claridad de los planes en materia de gestión de la propiedad intelectual.
Whereas in stage three of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) the Member States are, according to Article 104c of the Treaty, under a clear Treaty obligation to avoid excessive government deficits;
Considerando que en la tercera fase da la unión económica y monetaria (UEM) los Estados miembros están sujetos, conforme al artículo 104 C del Tratado, a una estricta obligación, en virtud del Tratado, de evitar los déficit públicos excesivos;
The story struck him as amusing, though he couldn't say exactly why, and he asked why they wanted to find him when it was clear Archimboldi didn't want to be seen.
La historia le pareció, sin que pudiera decir a ciencia cierta por qué, divertida, y les preguntó los motivos por los que querían encontrarlo si estaba claro que Archimboldi no quería que nadie lo viera.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
In general, Mr. Dye advocated an active media policy among SAIs, emphasizing the importance of producing readable reports, with clear messages and in a language that can be understood.
Dye abogó en general por una activa política de medios de las EFS, resaltando la importancia de elaborar informes legibles, con mensajes claros y en un lenguaje comprensible.
all vaccinated animals must be identified by a clear and legible mark in accordance with a method approved by the procedure laid down in Article 25;
todos los animales vacunados deberán poder ser identificados con una marca clara y legible mediante un método autorizado según el procedimiento previsto en el artículo 25;
Follow-up meetings were held to ensure each community had a clear understanding of the scope, and particularly the benefits and management arrangements.
También se celebraron reuniones de seguimiento para garantizar que cada comunidad comprendiera claramente el alcance, los beneficios y la gestión del proyecto.
© Copyright 2012 IPIECA
© Copyright 2012 IPIECA
TEST RESULTS (To be completed by the approval authority and attached to the vehicle approval certificate) In each case, the information must make clear to which variant and version it is applicable.
RESULTADOS DE LOS ENSAYOS (Deberá cumplimentarlos el organismo competente en materia de homologación y añadirlos al certificado de homologación del vehículo.) En cada caso, la información deberá precisar a qué variante o versión se aplicará.
The truth is, he didn't have clear memories of his childhood.
La verdad es que no tenía recuerdos precisos de su infancia.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
I wanted to c-clear my head.
Necesitaba despejarme la ca-cabeza.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
Emergency exits and ports or skylights designed for use as emergency exits must have a clear opening of at least 0 736 m2 and the smallest dimension must be at least 0 750 m.
Las salidas de emergencia o las ventanas o las claraboyas destinadas a salidas de emergencia deberán presentar una abertura libre de al menos 0,36 m2 siendo la dimensión más pequeña de al menos 0,50 metros.
Member States shall communicate their classifications to the Commission during each wine year, making clear any changes made.
Los Estados miembros comunicarán sus clasificaciones a la Comisión en cada campaña vitivinícola, indicando claramente los posibles cambios introducidos.
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY For classification into Category 2 there should be clear evidence of adverse effects in well conducted studies in one or more species.
TOXICIDAD EN EL DESARROLLO Para la clasificación en la categoría 2 deberá disponerse de pruebas claras que demuestren la presencia de efectos negativos en estudios bien realizados con una o más especies.
Requena got up and opened the window to clear the cigarette smoke.
Requena se levantó y abrió la ventana para ventilar la habitación del humo de los cigarrillos.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
A 5 % solution is completely clear and colourless
Una solución al 5 % es completamente clara e incolora

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klɪǝ(r)claroExamples

a clear case of murder — un caso claro de homicidio
now let's get this clear... — vamos a dejar esto claro...
to make it clear that... — dejar claro or bien sentado que...
to make o.s. clear — explicarse claramente
do I make myself clear? — ¿me explico bien?
he's a clear thinker — tiene la mente lúcida or despejada

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Collocations

clear up
aclarar
clear up
despejar
clear up
esclarecer
crystal-clear
cristalino
clear soup
caldo
clear up
instruir
crystal clear
cristalino
clear up
clarear
be clear
constar
clear up
ventilar
clear the way
abrir camino
clear the way
abrir el camino
make clear
aclarar
clear throat
carraspear
become clear
clarificar

Word forms

clear

adverb
Positive degreeclear
Comparative degreeclearer
Superlative degreeclearest

clear

adjective
Positive degreeclear
Comparative degreeclearer
Superlative degreeclearest

clear

verb
Basic forms
Pastcleared
Imperativeclear
Present Participle (Participle I)clearing
Past Participle (Participle II)cleared
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I clearwe clear
you clearyou clear
he/she/it clearsthey clear
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am clearingwe are clearing
you are clearingyou are clearing
he/she/it is clearingthey are clearing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have clearedwe have cleared
you have clearedyou have cleared
he/she/it has clearedthey have cleared
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been clearingwe have been clearing
you have been clearingyou have been clearing
he/she/it has been clearingthey have been clearing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I clearedwe cleared
you clearedyou cleared
he/she/it clearedthey cleared
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was clearingwe were clearing
you were clearingyou were clearing
he/she/it was clearingthey were clearing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had clearedwe had cleared
you had clearedyou had cleared
he/she/it had clearedthey had cleared
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been clearingwe had been clearing
you had been clearingyou had been clearing
he/she/it had been clearingthey had been clearing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will clearwe shall/will clear
you will clearyou will clear
he/she/it will clearthey will clear
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be clearingwe shall/will be clearing
you will be clearingyou will be clearing
he/she/it will be clearingthey will be clearing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have clearedwe shall/will have cleared
you will have clearedyou will have cleared
he/she/it will have clearedthey will have cleared
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been clearingwe shall/will have been clearing
you will have been clearingyou will have been clearing
he/she/it will have been clearingthey will have been clearing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would clearwe should/would clear
you would clearyou would clear
he/she/it would clearthey would clear
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be clearingwe should/would be clearing
you would be clearingyou would be clearing
he/she/it would be clearingthey would be clearing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have clearedwe should/would have cleared
you would have clearedyou would have cleared
he/she/it would have clearedthey would have cleared
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been clearingwe should/would have been clearing
you would have been clearingyou would have been clearing
he/she/it would have been clearingthey would have been clearing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am clearedwe are cleared
you are clearedyou are cleared
he/she/it is clearedthey are cleared
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being clearedwe are being cleared
you are being clearedyou are being cleared
he/she/it is being clearedthey are being cleared
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been clearedwe have been cleared
you have been clearedyou have been cleared
he/she/it has been clearedthey have been cleared
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was clearedwe were cleared
you were clearedyou were cleared
he/she/it was clearedthey were cleared
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being clearedwe were being cleared
you were being clearedyou were being cleared
he/she/it was being clearedthey were being cleared
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been clearedwe had been cleared
you had been clearedyou had been cleared
he/she/it had been clearedthey had been cleared
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be clearedwe shall/will be cleared
you will be clearedyou will be cleared
he/she/it will be clearedthey will be cleared
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been clearedwe shall/will have been cleared
you will have been clearedyou will have been cleared
he/she/it will have been clearedthey will have been cleared