Leeway
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Leeway [lee-wey]

NOUN

NOUN

  • The amount of freedom to move or act that is available.

  • An allowable margin of freedom.

  • Extra time, space or margin within which to operate.

  • A degree of freedom of action.

Example

"The government had greater leeway to introduce reforms."

"The warden informed all the girls of the extent of leeway provided."

Synonyms

Freedom, Scope, Space, Extent, Headway, Play, Latitude, Margin

Antonyms

Limitation, Confinement, Restriction, Hindrance

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