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Meaning of “headway” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of headway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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headwaynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhedweɪ/
make headway to make ​progress: Banking ​legislation appears to be making headway in ​Congress.make headway in doing sth According to ​reports, the Federal Reserve has made headway in ​slowinggrowth to a ​moderatepace while ​restraininginflation.make headway on sth The ​tradesurplusshowsmanufacturers made headway on ​productivity last ​year.make headway with sth We are pleased to ​report that we have made considerable headway with ​proposals on ​energyconservation.make headway against sb/sth Smaller ​firms are struggling to make headway against larger ​competitors.make headway in sth Researchers are making some headway in the ​battle to ​find a cure for the disease. FINANCE to ​increase in ​value: Few ​strategists expect ​shares to make any headway before the end of the ​year.
(Definition of headway from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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