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English definition of “inroads”

inroads

noun     /ˈɪnrəʊdz/
make inroads (into/on sth) to start to become successful by getting sales, power, votes, etc that someone else had before: Women have made great inroads into the male-dominated legal profession.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
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