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Definition of "all-clear" []

  • A sign or signal indicating that a hindrance or danger is clear. (noun)

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Use "all-clear" in a sentence
  • "To be sure, investors aren't ready to call the all-clear on the myriad challenges still facing the global economy, from soaring oil prices, political instability across the energy-exporting Middle East, and nuclear risks after this month's Japanese earthquake."
  • "They seemed almost cartoonish with their silly, different-colored “terror alerts” that had done little except raise fears only to call the all-clear with no explanations…sort of like the boy who cried wolf."
  • "He’d just called an all-clear on the third bomb in less than two minutes, but the first one had cost nine."
Words like "all-clear"
give the all-clear