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right of way

right of way (right-of-way)

 
pronunciation:
raIt v weI
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: right of ways, rights of way
definition 1: the right by law or custom for one vehicle, vessel, person, or the like to move ahead of or in front of another.
definition 2: an area or route whose use is legally designated.
a right of way for bicyclistsa railroad right of way
definition 3: the legal permission to pass over or move through another's land.
similar words:
passage
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