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leeway

noun allowance, breathing room, breathing space, deviation, elbowroom, extra room, freedom, indulgence, latitude, liberty, license, margin, room to maneuver, room to move, room to operate, room to spare, slack, some play, space
Associated concepts: federal sentencing guidelines
See also: freedom, margin
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Nominations were reviewed by the Leeway Foundation board of directors.
LEEWAY Whelan is happy to give and take over spare time
We are thrilled that Fox has chosen to open their new facility on Leeway Industrial Estate and wish them every success in their new venture.
Some bishops thought that it was necessary to give some leeway to the National Socialist Party as the only one strongly opposed to the advance of Bolshevism in Europe.
The colleges argue that their reservations' legal status as sovereign nations gives them the leeway to defy the FCC.
But other Justices argued that the national drug problem in high schools is so serious that school boards should be given a lot of leeway to devise whatever remedies they think might work.
Alabama law grants a resident company considerable leeway in controlling both its tax base and its tax liability.
Fortunately, if you're self-employed, you have some leeway in claiming legitimate deductions.
Yet, while the theory must be sound, property owners have considerable leeway in selecting a valuation methodology.
Without any leeway, the performers cannot contribute their own interpretations.
In a typical quantum dot, that constraint allows 20 atoms or fewer of leeway.