Definition of headway noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhedweɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedweɪ//
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Extra examples She wasn’t making much headway with the project. The international committee has made little headway on the issue of border controls. We have made some headway towards solving the problem.Idioms
make headway
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to make progress, especially when this is slow or difficult We are making little headway with the negotiations. The boat was unable to make much headway against the tide. Some headway has been made towards restoring the balance of power.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headway