smooth the way (for)

smooth the way (for)
smooth the way (for) phrase
to remove problems so that something can be achieved easily

The talks are intended to smooth the way for eventual monetary union.

Thesaurus: to successfully deal with a problem or difficultysynonym
Main entry: smooth

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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