clearance

clearance(
klir
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ihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of clearing)
a. el despeje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The city council ordered the clearance of four blocks of downtown so the area could be redeveloped.El ayuntamiento ordenó el despeje de cuatro manzanas del centro para reconstruir la zona.
b. el desmonte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We have hired enough workers to complete the clearance of the lots within a month.Contratamos una cantidad suficiente de trabajadores para terminar el desmonte de los lotes en un mes.
2. (space)
a. el espacio libre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This truck needs at least five meters of clearance to be able to pass through.Este camión necesita por lo menos cinco metros de espacio libre para poder pasar.
b. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
When designing the parking spaces, be sure to leave clearance to open car doors.Al diseñar los cajones de estacionamiento, asegúrate de dejar espacio para abrir las puertas de los coches.
3. (authorization)
a. la autorización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The president gave him clearance to go ahead with the operation.El presidente le dio la autorización para seguir adelante con la operación.
b. el despacho de aduana
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(customs)
Due to a trade dispute, our merchandise has been awaiting clearance for two years.Debido a una disputa comercial, la mercancía lleva dos años esperando el despacho de aduana.
4. (commerce)
a. la liquidación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I want to buy these shoes, but I'm going to wait until they go on clearance.Quiero comprar estos zapatos, pero voy a esperar a que estén en liquidación.
5. (finance)
a. la compensación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Clearance of foreign checks can take up to two weeks.La compensación de cheques extranjeros puede tardar hasta dos semanas.
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clearance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (commerce)
a.
reduced for clearancerebajado(a) por liquidación (de existencias)
clearance saleliquidación (de existencias)
2. (authorization)
a. la autorización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to get clearance to do somethingobtener autorización para hacer algo
clearance [ˈklɪərəns]
noun
1 (act of clearing) [of road etc] despeje (m); [of land] desmonte (m); roza (f)
2 (height, width etc) margen (m) de altura, anchura etc; (de altura, anchura etc)
3 (authorization) (by customs) despacho (m) de aduana; (by security) acreditación (f); (Economics) compensación (f)
clearance for take-off (Aer) pista libre para despegar
4 (Ftbl) despeje (m)
modifier
clearance sale (n) liquidación (f); realización (f); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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