Translation of leeway in Spanish:

leeway

Pronunciation: /ˈliːweɪ/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (margin of freedom) I am allowed a lot of leeway me dan mucha libertad de acción he leaves at 4 — that doesn't give us much leeway sale a las 4 — eso no nos da mucho margen there is some leeway in the budget el presupuesto tiene un margen de flexibilidad
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    • Up here in the still vastness there is no margin for error, no wiggle room, no leeway between getting it right and dying.
    1.2 [Aviation/Aviación] [Nautical/Náutica] deriva (feminine)

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