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leeway

sideways drift of a boat or aircraft

leeway

[′lē‚wā]
(navigation)
The off-course, leeward motion of a vessel due to wind or current; may be expressed as distance, speed, or angular difference between course steered and course through the water.
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Then I shall express the beleaguered intuition in a principle which, preserves the link between leeway and moral responsibility.
'Ang leeway binibigay dun sa mga holders of political offices bakit?
During his keynote address at the event earlier, Lim said that he hoped the leeway would help in reducing the need to recruit inexperienced workers which required additional job training.
"Why did PCC give Grab leeway to submit some voluntary steps to improve service," asked Dimagiba, who also submitted an affidavit to PCC mergers and acquisitions office on his experience about Grab's service after it became a monopoly.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "A vehicle hit a lamp-post and landed on its roof on The Leeway, Middlesbrough.
"I feel like I deserved a little bit of leeway, but I have to understand and communicate my stance a little better.
"We are thrilled that Fox has chosen to open their new facility on Leeway Industrial Estate and wish them every success in their new venture.
But SFA officials have given the Italian some leeway after suspending the fine until September 30 to allow the club to properly lodge their accounts at Hampden.
The member states will have some leeway in choosing the form of nutritional labelling.
Skipper Mikey Blair immediately clipped over an opportunist drop goal before Ben Cairns touched down and Godman's conversion stretched the leeway to 16 points - then he killed any lingering Irish hopes with his fourth penalty.
The EU executive also intends to give member states and industrialists a certain amount of leeway in setting up labels of origin.
AN ORGANISATION representing small businesses across North Wales is to ask local authorities to allow more leeway to firms when enforcing parking restrictions.