en clair

en clair

[ahn kler]
French.
(especially of diplomatic messages) in ordinary language; not written or sent in code or cipher.

Origin:
literally, in clear

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en clair (ɑ̃ klɛr)
 
adv, —adj
in ordinary language; not in cipher
 
[literally: in clear]

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