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"wiggle room" in British English

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wiggle roomnoun [U]

/ˈwɪɡ.əl ˌruːm/  us /ˈwɪɡ.əl ˌruːm/ (mainly UK also wriggle room)
(Definition of wiggle room from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wiggle room" in Business English

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wiggle roomnoun [U]

uk   us   informal
the degree to which it is possible to ​change details like ​prices, ​times, etc. in an ​agreement, decision, etc.: How much wiggle ​room do we have on ​cost?enough/little/some wiggle room Price ​rises and ​increasingmortgagerates have ​leftpeople with little wiggle ​room in their ​budgets.
(Definition of wiggle room from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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