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inroad

[ in-rohd ]
/ ˈɪnˌroʊd /
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noun
a damaging or serious encroachment: inroads on our savings.
a sudden hostile or predatory incursion; raid; foray.
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Origin of inroad

First recorded in 1540–50; in-1 + road
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British Dictionary definitions for inroad

inroad
/ (ˈɪnˌrəʊd) /

noun
an invasion or hostile attack; raid or incursion
an encroachment or intrusion
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