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English definition of “pave the way”

pave the way

C2 If something paves the way for/to something else , it makes the other thing possible : Scientists hope that data from the probe will pave the way for a more detailed exploration of Mars .Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of pave the way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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