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  • make leeway — index outbalance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make up leeway — To make up for lost time, ground, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑lee * * * make up (the) leeway Brit : to get back into a good position or situation after you have fallen behind They re so far behind that they have little hope of making up the leeway on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make up the leeway — phrase to reach a satisfactory position after a period when you did not make enough progress Thesaurus: to make progress, or to achieve somethingsynonym Main entry: leeway * * * make up (the) leeway Brit : to get back into a good position or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leeway — ► NOUN 1) the amount of freedom to move or act that is available: we have a lot of leeway in how we do our jobs. 2) the sideways drift of a ship to leeward of the desired course. ● make up (the) leeway Cf. ↑make up the leeway …   English terms dictionary

  • Leeway — is the lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift. Just as a vessel s course is affected by the current of the water (set and drift), her course is also altered by wind. Vessels with greater surface area on the beam experience …   Wikipedia

  • make up (the) leeway — Brit. struggle out of a bad position, especially by recovering lost time. → leeway …   English new terms dictionary

  • make up leeway — ► make up (the) leeway Brit. struggle out of a bad position by recovering lost time. Main Entry: ↑leeway …   English terms dictionary

  • make up the leeway — ► make up (the) leeway Brit. struggle out of a bad position by recovering lost time. Main Entry: ↑leeway …   English terms dictionary

  • leeway — lee|way [ˈli:weı] n [U] 1.) freedom to do things in the way you want to leeway in ▪ The government does not have much leeway in foreign policy. leeway to do sth ▪ Try to give teenagers more leeway to make their own decisions. 2.) make up leeway… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leeway — [[t]li͟ːweɪ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Leeway is the freedom that someone has to take the action they want to or to change their plans. Rarely do schoolteachers have leeway to teach classes the way they want... The President said that he wanted to give… …   English dictionary

  • leeway — /ˈliweɪ / (say leeway) noun 1. Nautical the lateral movement of a ship to leeward, or the resulting deviation from its true course. 2. Aeronautics the amount an aeroplane is blown off its normal course by crosswinds. 3. extra space, time, money,… …   Australian English dictionary


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