smooth a path

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Definition of smooth a path

: to make it easier to reach a conclusion, result, etc. She has helped smooth a path for more women to run for office.

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“Smooth a path.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smooth%20a%20path. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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