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English definition of “room for manoeuvre”

room for manoeuvre

the opportunity to change your plans or choose between different ways of doing something: The law in this area is very strict and doesn't allow us much room for manoeuvre.Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of room for manoeuvre from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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