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- clearing houses1) N-COUNT If an organization acts as a clearing house, it collects, sorts, and distributes specialized information.
The centre will act as a clearing house for research projects for former nuclear scientists.2) N-COUNT A clearing house is a central bank which deals with all the business between the banks that use its services.
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