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Clear

To settle a trade by the seller delivering securities and the buyer delivering funds in the proper form. A trade that does not clear is said to fail. Comparison of the details of a transaction between broker/dealers prior to settlement; final exchange of securities for cash on delivery.

Clear

To settle a transaction by the payment of the price and often the delivery of the goods. Because so many transactions occur at a given time, and because they may directly or indirectly involve a number of third parties, such as brokers, dealers, or specialists, clearing firms settle most transactions in exchange for a fee.

clear

To pay for securities delivered into an account and accept funds for securities delivered out of an account.

clear

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller delivers securities and the buyer delivers funds in the prescribed manner and on time. Compare fail. See also good delivery.
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Nonetheless, Johar took to Twitter and cleared the air that the film is one of his most ambitious projects and would not be shelved.
We've already debriefed the race weekend at the factory and have cleared the air.
But the pair - who have worked together before with Sunderland and the Republic of Ireland - have cleared the air and McCarthy insists no punches were thrown.
We had a good discussion and cleared the air but it's disappointing Wales are blaming the referee for their defeat.