pave the way

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To make future development easier

Germany's development of rocket weapons paved the way for human controlled spaceflight.

(deyim) Be a preparation which will make it possible for something to happen in the future

Scientists hope that data from this expedition will pave the way for a more detailed exploration of Mars.

pave the way for
make preparations for, get things ready for; make things easier for
pave the way

    Turkish pronunciation

    peyv dhi wey

    Synonyms

    set the stage

    Pronunciation

    /ˈpāv ᴛʜē ˈwā/ /ˈpeɪv ðiː ˈweɪ/

    Etymology

    [ 'pAv ] (transitive verb.) 14th century. Middle English, from Middle French paver, from Latin pavire to strike, pound; perhaps akin to Greek paiein to strike.

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