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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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The leeway for cutting the rates of interests on these time deposits is small,'' an executive at a major ''city'' commercial bank said.
If PAP is false, does that mean we must admit that our intuition connecting leeway and moral responsibility is itself mistaken?
Trust, or voting leeway, occurs when the constituent gives a favorable evaluation to the representative (i.
In this arena, very little leeway is afforded the artist who refuses to perform.
In addition, the district recently won approval of an increase in a special voted leeway tax that will be used to provide further funds for operations and management purposes.
Lagman said the Supreme Court gave too much leeway to the President to declare emergency powers simply because he had access to confidential information.
Those with tickets for the South and West Stand should continue to walk along The Leeway, passing the outside broadcast compound, before entering the Middlesbrough Football Club site.
Cwmbran-based Fox Moving and Storage's new facility, on Leeway Industrial Estate, is a 17,000 sq ft warehouse spread over three floors and serviced by a lift.
My main concern is that this gives Boeing additional leeway to come into compliance with laws they should have been complying with 10 years ago,'' Crawford said.
Unfortunately, he gave himself no leeway for using common sense by booking Matty Robson for a challenge on Andy Holdsworth in only the seventh minute.
Otherwise, in the current proteomics--where proteins are identified primarily by correlation of mass spectrometric data to sequence in a database, rather than de novo as during the age of chemical sequencing by Edman chemistry--there is great leeway for misinterpretation of proteomic data.
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.