pave the way
phrasal to prepare a smooth easy way ; facilitate development

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pave the way — phrasal : to prepare a smooth easy way : facilitate the means usually used with to or for alchemy … paved the way for the modern science of chemistry Encyc. Americana the … treaty paved the way to still closer forms of joint action Maurice… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pave the way — {v. phr.} To make preparation; make easy. * /Aviation paved the way for space travel./ * /A good education paves the way to success./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pave the way — {v. phr.} To make preparation; make easy. * /Aviation paved the way for space travel./ * /A good education paves the way to success./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pave\ the\ way — v. phr. To make preparation; make easy. Aviation paved the way for space travel. A good education paves the way to success …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pave the way — Prepare, make ready, get ready, make preparation, smooth the way, prepare a way, prepare a passage for, facilitate the introduction of …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pave the way — verb To make future development easier. Germanys development of rocket weapons paved the way for human controlled spaceflight. Syn: set the stage …   Wiktionary

  • pave the way — make it easier to do, prepare a path    A $5000 scholarship paved the way for her career in medicine …   English idioms

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