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clear up

Dermatology Disappearance–eg of a rash. See Rash.
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While the balance of the proceedings included some clear ups and downs over the course of two days, their initial one-two punch managed to set an overall tone of serious, even impassioned understanding of key issues the industry faces right now, as well as some potentially unprecedented windows of opportunity it has to turn some corners or solve deep-rooted problems.
The action will affect many areas of life: the nuclear industry, public transport, road accident clear ups, football games - and 19 Underground stations will shut.
'Hard work and tried and tested methods focusing on prolific offenders has helped us not only reduce the number of offences and increase the clear ups, but has ensured that some of the most troublesome offenders have been put away for a considerable period of time,' he said.