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Definitions of leeway


  1. (of a ship or plane) sideways drift
  2. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Examples of leeway

  1. A weatherly ship is one that works well to windward, making but little leeway.
  2. Doing so will provide them with more leeway to loosen policy should global conditions take a sharp turn for the worse.
  3. It has to make up the leeway elsewhere through its legendary cost-cutting programmes.

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