how to pronounce leeway


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“… gave the bank some leeway to do things …”

meanings of leeway


  1. An adverse discrepancy or variation in a cumulative process, usually in the phrase make up leeway.
  2. The drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction.
  3. A varying degree or amount of freedom or flexibility; margin, latitude, elbowroom.

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