clar|i|ty [ˈklærıti] n [U]
[Date: 1600-1700; : Latin; Origin: claritas, from clarus; CLEAR1]
1.) the clarity of a piece of writing, law, argument etc is its quality of being expressed clearly
Letters may be edited for length and clarity.
a lack of clarity in the law on property rights
2.) the ability to think, understand, or remember something clearly
He had only visited the village once, but remembered it with surprising clarity.
clarity of vision/purpose/thought etc
Churchill's clarity of vision impressed all who knew him.
3.) the quality of being clear and easy to see or hear
The picture was of such clarity that it could have been a photograph.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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