how to pronounce headway


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The above transcription of headway is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

headway is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of headway in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's not making headway right it's not …”

meanings of headway


  1. Progress toward a goal.
  2. A cross-heading.
  3. The clearance beneath an object, such as an arch, ceiling or bridge; headroom.
  4. Forward motion, or its rate.
  5. Movement ahead or forward.
  6. The interval of time or distance between the fronts of two vehicles (e.g. buses) moving in succession in the same direction, especially along the same pre-determined route.

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