elbow-room

elbowroom

[el-boh-room, -room]
noun
1.
ample room; space in which to move freely.
2.
scope; opportunity: a job with elbowroom.

Origin:
1530–40; elbow + room

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

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