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latitude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of latitude

  1. 1 an allowable margin of freedom or variation <the regulations regarding the pasteurization of dairy products don't allow for much latitude> Synonyms slack, leeway, space, wiggle roomRelated Words license (or licence), rein, swing

  2. 2 the right to act or move freely <the new laws gave the police more latitude in dealing with suspected criminals> Synonyms authorization, free hand, freedom, license (or licence), runRelated Words authority, clutch, command, control, dominion, grip, hold, mandate, mastery, power, sway; range, room, space; blank check, carte blanche





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