⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'leeway' from English to Russian
NOUN   a leeway | leeways
SYNO allowance | leeway | margin | ...
свобода {ж} действий [в заданных пределах]leeway
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Usage Examples English
  • County councils have considerable leeway in deciding how care should be planned and delivered. This explains the wide regional variations.
  • There is considerable leeway in practice: Police and border guards will sometimes confiscate knives if they are 'too long'. Some tourist sites have metal detectors and confiscate knives.
  • In past years, this would set the stage for the clinching Game 5, but the new format gave leeway to each team's pitching arrangement.
  • Modeling leeway divergence is a challenging problem but one that search and rescue agencies are highly interested in.
  • This disclaimer allows broad leeway to take actual events and real people and alter them in any way the author sees fit. But Mezrich went further, in both articles say.
  • Chautauqua County is one of nineteen “charter counties” in New York, which grants the county greater leeway in conducting its own affairs.
  • Most RPGs have limited consent, allowing game masters some leeway if the player asks for it (in fact, almost total leeway, though this may destroy the believability of the scenario).
  • Sternlicht notes that Forester re-used the premise of Hornblower angering a senior officer whose instructions gave him the leeway to be lenient with mutineers.
  • She said she had given government attorneys “some leeway” to discuss sex trafficking before the jury but that the prosecution “abused” that leeway in its opening statement and in its questioning of witnesses.
  • Asylum superintendent John Langdon Down, after whom Down syndrome is named, gave Pullen a great deal of leeway. For example, he was allowed to eat his meals with the staff.
  • On federalism, Justice Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena has issued opinions and dissents expressing belief in the importance of granting meaningful leeway to State authorities.
  • ISU rules allow some leeway in the size and radius of curves.
  • Most judges have no formal legal training and are given much leeway in their interpretations of Muslim law.
  • Justices John Paul Stevens and William Brennan wrote a different dissent, stating that the court gave too much leeway in allowing the officers to search the defendant for any reason of concern.
  • Kilt Faris: A highwayman and renegade. Later sworn to protect Leo. He was given leeway by King Brennus in return for helping to protect Leo when the time came.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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