clean bill of health

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clean bill of health (plural clean bills of health)

  1. A bill of health that states that there is no infectious disease present in a ship, or its port of departure.
  2. (Figuratively, by extension) A statement that indicates that there are no obvious problems.
    Now that we have changed the brake pads, the oil and the spark plugs, we can give this car a clean bill of health.