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English noun: clearance

1. clearance (attribute) the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them


Broader (hypernym)interval, separation

2. clearance (quantity) vertical space available to allow easy passage under something


Synonymsheadroom, headway


Broader (hypernym)elbow room, room, way

3. clearance (act) permission to proceed


SamplesThe plane was given clearance to land.


Broader (hypernym)license, permission, permit









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