leeway


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suitable opportunity to accept or allow something

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(of a ship or plane) sideways drift

a permissible difference

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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.
Candidates for the Leeway Laurel were suggested anonymously by nominators with a broad knowledge of and expertise in the arts, based on the following criteria: An American woman artist or arts professional, at least 25 years of age, who is recognized for her major contributions to the arts, renowned by her community for her caring and dedication, revered for her personal qualities, and respected as a role model.
While the Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable search and seizure, the courts allow a law enforcement agent who has "reasonable suspicion" of criminality but not probable cause enough leeway to stop a person and conduct a limited pat down.
brought therapies in-house, leading to "tremendous cost savings," direct control of quality of care and even enough financial planning leeway to provide pro bono services for patients in need.
The answer, quite simply, is that states will have more leeway to lower their taxes and decrease their spending on social services in the already heated competition to attract well off residents (who consume few services) and large corporations (which bring jobs).
Sam Torrance responded to McNulty's excellence with a 68, but at two- over 215 he has a lot of leeway to make up.
On occasion, the Committee votes to hold steady, pending further information or developments, and wishes to give the Chairman extra leeway to act on his own before the next scheduled meeting.
In this arena, very little leeway is afforded the artist who refuses to perform.
Companies that have done well get more leeway," Mitchell explains, "while the analysts are skeptical of companies that didn't manage the projects effectively.
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.
If we're in the centre of a decent spot and it's quite busy, I'm sure the reins will have to be held in a little bit - with a little bit of leeway when we can.
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.