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clear a debt/loan

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclear a debt/loanclear a debt/loanPAY FORto get rid of a debt by paying what you owe clear
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clear a debt/loanIt is coupled with Gade's third symphony, a work combining originality with clear debt to Mendelsshon's symphonic style.
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