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leeway

noun [U]  us   /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.
Translations of “leeway”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由, 自由空間,自由度,餘地…
in Russian свобода действий…
in Turkish istediğini yapma özgürlüğü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由, 自由空间,自由度,余地…
in Polish swoboda…
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