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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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But the clearest of all is a man wanted for alleged criminal damage to a Renault Modus car on Acre Street, Lindley, near Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
More popularly, this is known as "failing to see the forest for the trees." The clearest example of this is the Anglican fetish for structure over substance, for rules over truth, for procedures over orthodox faith.
He shows everyone and every institution in the clearest and, perhaps, harshest light.
This antimodernist tendency is clearest here in conceptual work like Graham's Homes for America, 1966-67, which, appearing just before his related magazine project of the same name, presents washed-out, discolored images of New Jersey housing developments taken with an amateur point-and-shoot Instamatic camera.
At seven stories, it's not the tallest newcomer, but it may be the clearest and the most glowing.
I am the Life." Jesus is the best, clearest face God has ever shown us.
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When you click on the icon to launch it, a wizard steps you through the setup, giving you a choice of several samples of type (see screenshot below); picking the clearest triggers an automatic fine-tuning of your screen display.
Perhaps the clearest sign that continental Europe's institutional investors are committed to taking decisive steps to improve performance in final salary plans is the year-to-year decline in government bond allocations.
Psychologist, educator, and author Lawrence LeShan skillfully presents complex theoretical concepts in the clearest possible language, in this welcome contribution to new age studies shelves.
BUT THE CLEAREST EXAMPLE OF DIVINE INTERFERENCE HAPPENED one moonlit night when I was driving in Wyoming.
He gives the clearest description I've ever read of how appetite control works for animals in their natural environment--and how it should work for humans.