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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - To have an important effect or influence on something, especially by taking something away from it. An encroachment or intrusion; An invasion or hostile attack.

Usage examples (37)
  • Now wines from the New World are also making inroads in the local market as well.
  • Noun : inroads on our savings
  • Like the cyberpunks, these writers give us an 'inroad' for understanding and adapting to rapid change in technology.
  • It must have made an inroad even in his large fortune. for more
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