en clair

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en clair (not comparable)

  1. (of the transmission of a signal) in the clear; without any encryption
    • 2014, Sean McMeekin, 7/1/2014: Countdown to War, page 201:
      As per Berchtold's instructions, Giesl stopped in the border town of Semlin and wired the news immediately, en clair, such that Tisza, in Budapest, learned of Serbia's rejection even before 7 PM.

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Adverb[edit]

en clair

  1. simply put, in brief
    En clair, je me méfie de toi.
    Simply put, I don't trust you.