Definition of 'clear-cut'
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There is a clear-cut case for some form of structural separation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet such a scenario now appears far less clear-cut. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the difference may not be quite so clear-cut as they suggest. Christianity Today (2000)We restricted them to only a few clear-cut chances and showed resilience and a real work ethic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It came as opinion polls pointed to no clear-cut victory at the election. The Sun (2010)There are no clear-cut answers to the baffling problem of the cause of stammering. Stammering in Young Children (1988)The people want clean politicians fighting for clear-cut issues. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their behaviour is a clear-cut case for the return of national service. The Sun (2010)We had more clear-cut chances and could have been more clinical. The Sun (2014)And on this point the answer is clear-cut. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is rare to have such a clear-cut case. The Sun (2009)Their claims about improved fuel efficiency and so on are less clear-cut. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was a lot of pretty passing but few clear-cut chances. The Sun (2013)Again it is extremely difficult for clinical research to provide clear-cut answers to the best approach. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is hard to think of a more clear-cut case of party political campaigning by a charity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The situation in the pace department is less clear-cut. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The game also saw eight yellow cards but although there was controversy there were few clear-cut chances. The Sun (2014)But is the case really as clear-cut as it seems? The Sun (2014)The plight of others is less clear-cut. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Reading cranked up the pressure but found clear-cut chances hard to come by. The Sun (2015)It was not a clear-cut case. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The answer is not clear-cut. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Neither side could win a clear-cut victory, so they decided to put the stock of all three railroads in a holding company owned by the two groups. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
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Used Occasionally. clear-cut is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'clear-cut'
British English: clear-cut ADJECTIVE
Something that is clear-cut is easy to recognize and quite distinct.
This was a clear-cut case of the original landowner being in the right.
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