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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.
(Definition of pave the way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pave the way”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为…)铺平道路,(为…)创造条件…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為…)鋪平道路,(為…)創造條件…
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