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  1. leeway

    • IPA[ˈliːweɪ]

    英式

    • n.
      the amount of freedom to move or act that is available;margin of safety
    • noun: leeway

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. the amount of freedom to move or act that is available the government had greater leeway to introduce reforms
    • margin of safety there is little leeway if anything goes wrong
    • 2. the sideways drift of a ship to leeward of the desired course the leeway is only about 2°