pave the way for

pave the way for
PREPARE (THE WAY) FOR, make preparations for, get ready for, lay the foundations for, herald, precede.
pave

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pave the way for
1. To prepare the way for
2. To make easier
3. To help to bring on
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Main Entry:pave

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create the circumstances to enable (something) to happen or be done

the proposals will pave the way for a speedy resolution to the problem

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pave the way for (something or someone)
: to make it easier for something to happen or for someone to do something

The discovery paves the way for the development of effective new treatments.

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Main Entry:pave

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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