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  1. headroom, headway, clearance(noun)

    vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

    head, headroom, dynamic headroom, clearance

  2. headway, head(noun)

    forward movement

    "the ship made little headway against the gale"

    promontory, oral sex, headland, point, straits, clearance, capitulum, psyche, school principal, question, read/write head, forefront, pass, header, drumhead, mind, chief, headspring, head, nous, fountainhead, head teacher, caput, headroom, principal, heading, brain, head word, foreland, top dog

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  1. Emeasoba George:

    Genuine success is a valuable thing and like every other valuable thing it has a price tag. To be precise, genuine success has a price tag of hardwork, persistence and perseverance. Yes of course, nothing of value is free including genuine success. Therefore, work hard, persist and persevere all through. Even if/when it seems there is no headway at all. For, sooner or later genuine success will become your fate.

  2. Lee Un-chul:

    If self-evaluated, our score is only in the fifties, compared with that in the thirties last year ... we are making headway as we can correct even the government if it does wrong.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    A positive thinker/speaker doesn't think/speak positively only when there is headway. Rather, he/she thinks/speaks positively at all times even if/when there is no headway at all. Are you one? Anyway, I'm one.

  4. Jeremy Carlson:

    It's certainly possible for the Chinese auto industry to make significant headway with government backing, but there's still a lot going into developing that technology, making sure it's safe, and that means a certain number of miles driven.

  5. Frederic Neumann:

    China's stock market stumble now risks knocking demand down further. What all this points to is the need for a lot more easing, including extra fiscal spending. China's economy is highly dependent on construction. With that engine sputtering, mainland commodity demand will struggle to make headway for a while.

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  • Vorwärtsfahrt, lichte Höhe, Fortschritt, FahrzeugabstandGerman
  • progresoSpanish
  • [[движе́ние]] [[вперёд]], высота́, промежу́ток, продвиже́ние, просве́т, интерва́л, прогре́сс, расстоя́ниеRussian
  • gelişme, kemer yüksekliği, zaman fasılası, tavan yüksekliği, yol alma, ilerlemeTurkish

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