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elbowroom

[el-boh-room, -roo m] /ˈɛl boʊˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
ample room; space in which to move freely.
2.
scope; opportunity:
a job with elbowroom.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; elbow + room
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British Dictionary definitions for elbow-room

elbowroom

/ˈɛlbəʊˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
sufficient scope to move or function
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