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royal road

or Royal Road

noun
  1. an auspicious or easy way or means to achieve something: the royal road to success.
  2. a highway in ancient Persia, 1677 miles (2700 km) long, extending from Susa in W Iran to W Asia Minor.
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British Dictionary definitions for royal road

royal road

noun
  1. an easy or direct way of achieving a desired endthe royal road to success
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