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latitude

noun

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1 an allowable margin of freedom or variation
  • the regulations regarding the pasteurization of dairy products don't allow for much latitude

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2 the right to act or move freely
  • the new laws gave the police more latitude in dealing with suspected criminals

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The first known use of latitude was in the 14th century

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“Latitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/latitude. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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