"all clear" meaning in English

Noun

Forms: all clears [plural]
  1. a signal that danger, such as an air raid, is over; usually a siren at a single pitch Tags: countable, uncountable
  2. permission to proceed after obstacles have been removed Tags: countable, uncountable

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