customs clearance

Definition

noun
  1. the act of passing goods through customs so that they can enter or leave the country
  2. a document given by customs to a shipper to show that customs duty has been paid and the goods can be shipped
    Exampleto wait for customs clearance

Use customs clearance in a sentence

After a long business trip abroad, the consultant had to go through customs clearance to ensure that he wasn't bringing back anything illegal.

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