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Free from doubt, burden, or obstacle; without limitation; plain or unencumbered.

The term is used to mean unambiguous or definitive and has various applications. For example, a clear intent to make a gift means that there is no doubt that the donor had the intent to relinquish all dominion and control over the property.

Clear and convincing proof is evidence that establishes a firm belief in a person's mind that a fact much more likely than not exists.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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We have become so used to home sellers and their clutter clear outs, that we have actually learnt a lot ourselves and can offer advice to those finding it hard to sell on what to do to make their home more attractive to buyers."
Eric Gagnaire, managing director at pre-loved clothes website, which carried out the research, said: Even Marie Kondo champions this more responsible way of having wardrobe clear outs."