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road map

noun
1.
a map designed for motorists, showing the principal cities and towns of a state or area, the chief roads, usually tourist attractions and places of historical interest, and the mileage from one place to another.
2.
any plan or guide to show how something is arranged or can be accomplished:
your road map to financial independence.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for road map
  • Understanding how can provide a road map for human limb regeneration.
  • One reader had hoped that the new book would be a road map for realizing for-profit education's possibilities.
  • It provides a road map from this study, to the next, and to the ones that will need to follow.
  • His campuses are changing their approach to academic advising so students get a clearer road map toward a degree, and campus.
  • Fourth, the company's road map for the next five years.
  • He laid out a road map for the campaign, and he put forward a few popular measures, which he can get through.
  • The inside of computers already have the look of neural networks, a static road map of electronic circuits.
  • He now says he will unveil his own road map for peace.
  • Critics say the road map is a sham designed to cement the military's power.
  • And it must accept the previous agreements and obligations between the parties, including the road map.
British Dictionary definitions for road map

road map

noun
1.
a map intended for drivers, showing roads, distances, etc in a country or area
2.
a plan or guide for future actions
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