road map

noun
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of road map

1 : a map showing roads especially for automobile travel
2 a : a detailed plan to guide progress toward a goal
b : a detailed explanation

Examples of road map in a Sentence

  1. Did you bring a road map?

  2. a road map to peace

Recent Examples of road map from the Web

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First Known Use of road map

1741

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of road map for English Language Learners

  • : a map that shows the roads in a particular area

  • : a plan for achieving a goal



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