leeway

as in slack
an allowable margin of freedom or variation you will be given some leeway in choosing how to carry out the project

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“Leeway.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leeway. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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