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English definition of “leeway”


noun [U]    /ˈliˌweɪ/
freedom to act within certain limits : [+ to infinitive] The law gives companies more leeway to decide whether to accept or reject an offer . Leeway is also additional time or money : Homeowners need some leeway to buy a new house after they sell the old one.
(Definition of leeway noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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