elbowroom


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el·bow·room

 (ĕl′bō-ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
1. Adequate room to move or work in.
2. Ample scope: elbowroom to experiment. See Synonyms at room.

elbowroom

(ˈɛlbəʊˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
sufficient scope to move or function

el•bow•room

(ˈɛl boʊˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
1. space in which to move freely.
2. scope; opportunity.
[1530–40]
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elbowroom

noun
1. Ease of or space for movement:
2. Suitable opportunity to accept or allow something:
Translations

elbowroom

[ˈɛlbəʊˌrʊm] nspazio
give me some elbowroom → fammi spazio
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