Wiktionary:Word of the day/2021/October 14

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Word of the day
for October 14
inroad n
  1. (military, also figuratively) An advance into enemy territory, an attempted invasion; an encroachment, an incursion.
  2. (figuratively, usually in the plural) Often followed by in, into, or on: initial progress made toward accomplishing a goal or solving a problem.

inroad v

  1. (intransitive, archaic) To make advances or incursions.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To make an inroad into (something).
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