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  1. headroom, headway, clearancenoun

    vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

    head, headroom, dynamic headroom, clearance

  2. headway, headnoun

    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. 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.

  2. Mohammed Javad Zarif:

    Sanctions are a liability, you need to get rid of them if you want a solution, i think we have made good headway in resolving even that.

  3. Danny Russel:

    The administration is doing some hard thinking about what it is they really would want to pursue and how they foresee making headway on engagement with China. They have been careful and smart not to prematurely rush into full-scale engagement with China.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who longs to fly must let go anything that can weigh him/her down. Yes, until you let go of your past, you can't make headway.

  5. 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.

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

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