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clear-cut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclear-cutˌclear-ˈcut1 adjective 🔊 🔊 CLEAR/EASY TO UNDERSTANDeasy to understand or be certain about syn definite 🔊 There is not always a clear-cut distinction between right and wrong.
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clear-cutIt is only in the elite price category, $ 35 and above, that Champagne holds a clear-cut advantage.a clear-cut case of sexual harassmentThere no longer is a clear-cut definition of liberal and conservative.There's no clear-cut distinction between severe depression and mental illness.His was a dark, autocratic face, with clear-cut features that held an austere masculine beauty.It is not, however, as clear-cut in this country as it is on the continent.the clear-cut outline of the mountainsMy own approach is not biographical, and assumes neither a clear-cut persona nor a narrative sequence.Chief among them was the lack of a clear-cut purpose.The individual that produces the most clear-cut signal is most likely to have the most offspring.There were few outright failures, and many clear-cut successes.
clear-cutˈclear-cut2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishTAF an area of forest that has been completely cut downclear-cut verb [transitive]
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