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en clair

  
  (French)  
      adv  
      adj   in ordinary language; not in cipher  
     (literally: in clear)  
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Clair     (French)  
      n   René (rəne), real name René Chomette. 1898--1981, French film director; noted for his comedies including An Italian Straw Hat (1928) and pioneering sound films such as Sous les toits de Paris (1930); later films include Les Belles de nuit (1952)  


clair-obscure  
      n      another word for       chiaroscuro  
     (C18: from French, literally: clear-obscure)  
en clair     (French)  
      adv  
      adj   in ordinary language; not in cipher  
     (literally: in clear)  
Saint Clair  
      n   usually abbreviated to   , St Clair   Lake. a lake between SE Michigan and Ontario: linked with Lake Huron by the St Clair River and with Lake Erie by the Detroit River. Area: 1191 sq. km (460 sq. miles)  

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