Meaning of “open the door to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"open the door to sth" in British English

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open the door to sth

to make something possible:

These discussions may well open the door to a peaceful solution.

open the door to sth

to allow something new to start:

The ceasefire has opened the door to talks between the two sides.

(Definition of “open the door to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)