Clear-cut



formed with or having clearly defined outlines:
a face with clear-cut features.
unambiguously clear; completely evident; definite:
His sale of secrets was a clear-cut example of treachery.
of or relating to a section of forest where all trees have been cut down for harvesting.
a section of forest where all trees have been cut down for harvesting.
to fell all the trees in (a section of forest) for harvesting.
Contemporary Examples

Are You Legally Responsible for Your Elderly Parents? Keli Goff April 25, 2014
It’s Time for Google to Share the Wealth Peter Osnos March 9, 2009
Tom Cruise’s Career Rehab Secrets Kim Masters March 10, 2010
British Lawmakers: Rupert Murdoch Unfit to Run News Corp. Peter Jukes, Mike Giglio April 30, 2012
Chile Ends Spain’s World Cup Reign Tunku Varadarajan June 17, 2014

Historical Examples

The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Modeste Tchaikovsky
Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
How to Teach George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
The Free Press Hilaire Belloc

adjective (clear cut when postpositive)
definite; not vague: a clear-cut proposal
clearly outlined
verb
(transitive) another term for clear-fell

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