a wide street or main thoroughfare.
a means of access or attainment: avenues of escape; avenues to greater power.
a way or means of entering into or approaching a place: the various avenues to India.
a wide, usually tree-lined road, path, driveway, etc., through grounds to a country house or monumental building.
a suburban, usually tree-lined residential street.
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How to use avenue in a sentence
You hurry out of the neighborhood, across the avenue that divides one section of town from another, relieved when you reach home.
There are other avenues in biotechnology beyond gene editing that may help reduce the cattle industry’s footprint.Biotechnology Could Change the Cattle Industry. Will It Succeed? | Dyllan Furness | August 16, 2020 | Singularity Hub
So mathematicians hoped that Bateman and Katz’s breakthrough might offer an avenue into proving the Erdős conjecture, especially when combined with other recent advances.Landmark Math Proof Clears Hurdle in Top Erdős Conjecture | Erica Klarreich | August 3, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
The Coronado City Council could decide this month whether to pursue a legal challenge, and the best avenue to do so.
Economists have long pointed to home-ownership as a major avenue for building family wealth.Should America (and FIFA) Pay Reparations? (Ep. 426) | Stephen J. Dubner | July 16, 2020 | Freakonomics
The police learned that Kemp worked in a grocery on Decatur avenue.
They were looping back around and coming down Tiebout avenue when they spotted two figures.
He then escaped from his detention and arrived on Tverskaya avenue to join his supporters.
In the mid-afternoon, Ramos and Liu were parked on Tomkins avenue on a meal break.
And the bells chimed for victory at 1211 avenue of the Americas.
He left the arabyieh at the western entrance and went on foot down the avenue of headless rams.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Aristide was young, he loved flirtation, and flirtation flourished in the avenue des Plantanes.
The stout brigadier grunted an assent and rolled monumentally down the avenue.
He walked briskly down the avenue, and Hedges stood looking after him, slightly puzzled in his mind.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
They joined in bands of youths and maidens and whirled down the avenue in Bacchic madness.
British Dictionary definitions for avenue
a broad street, often lined with trees
(capital as part of a street name) a road, esp in a built-up area: Shaftesbury Avenue
a main approach road, as to a country house
a way bordered by two rows of trees: an avenue of oaks
a line of approach: explore every avenue
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