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The ferocious inroads of the Normans scared many weak and timid persons into servitude.
John Lothrop Motley

Meaning of "inroads" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INROADS

inroads  [ˈɪnrəʊdz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INROADS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Inroads is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INROADS


airwards
ˈɛəwʊdz
backwoods
ˈbækwʊdz
crossroads
ˈkrɒsˌrəʊdz
goods
ɡʊdz
loads
ləʊdz
Rhodes
rəʊdz
woods
wʊdz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INROADS

inquisitorial
inquisitorially
inquisitorialness
Inquisitors-General
inquisitress
inquisiturient
inquorate
INRI
inro
inroad
inrun
inrush
inrushing
INS
ins and outs
ins.
insalivate
insalivation
insalubrious
insalubriously

WORDS THAT END LIKE INROADS

at loggerheads
beads
Broads
Hampton Roads
heads
jump leads
loggerheads
Meads
nads
overheads
prayer beads
quads
saffron threads
scads
small ads
the Broads
the heads
threads
turn heads
worry beads

Synonyms and antonyms of inroads in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «inroads» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INROADS

Find out the translation of inroads to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of inroads from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «inroads» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

抢攻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

incursiones
570 millions of speakers

English

inroads
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पैठ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نجاحات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

набеги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

incursões
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হানা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

percées
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Masuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Einbrüche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

進出
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진출
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Inroads
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xâm nhập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புகுந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Inroads
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gedikler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

incursioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

inwazji
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

набіги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

incursiuni
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιδρομές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vordering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

inbrytningar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

innhugg
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INROADS»

The term «inroads» is regularly used and occupies the 56.517 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about inroads

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3 QUOTES WITH «INROADS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word inroads.
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David Limbaugh
According to Gallup, Obama has already lost support among Jewish voters, down from 78 percent to 68 percent. If Romney shows that he is genuinely committed to Israel and that Obama is not, he'll make further inroads.
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John Lothrop Motley
The ferocious inroads of the Normans scared many weak and timid persons into servitude.
3
John S. Watson
Natural gas will displace coal in power generation. Getting natural gas into the transportation fleet is harder. It works best for vehicles that work from centralized fueling facilities like trucking fleets or buses and cabs. That is happening. Before it can make big inroads beyond that, infrastructure is going to need to be developed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INROADS»

Discover the use of inroads in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to inroads and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Roadway Design With InRoads
This comprehensive text provides information, references, guidelines, step-by-step instructions, and exercises for individuals of varying skill levels, and is designed for individual study, for the university environment including the ...
Brian Bowman, Theresa Barksdale, 2012
2
Inroads: Paths in Ancient and Modern Western Philosophy
'This book is beautifully written, with a friendly, accessible tone. Introductory philosophy is made clear and engaging with neither condescension nor lack of wit--a rare feat.'
Murray Miles, 2003
3
Vault/Inroads Guide to Diversity Internship, Co-op and ...
"This book was developed jointly by Vault and INROADS, the nation's largest non-profit source of salaried corporate internships and leadership training for high performing students of color.
Vault Editors, 2005
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The Bible and African Culture: Mapping Transactional Inroads
Dr. Humphrey M. Wawe contributes here a sound theological reflection using the hitherto unused methodological paradigm of mapping the inroads in the 'transaction' between the Bible and African culture.
Humphrey Waweru, 2011
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Job Queues, Gender Queues: Explaining Women's Inroads Into ...
A controversial interpretation of women's dramatic inroads into several male occupations.
Barbara F. Reskin, Patricia A. Roos, 2009
6
Inroads: an anthology celebrating Alaska's twenty-seven ...
Now, for the first time since the program began, ASCA is proud to presentINROADS, an anthology celebrating the work of these writers, their poetry, drama, and prose.
Elyse Guttenberg, Jean Anderson, Alaska State Council on the Arts, 1988
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Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences: Insights, Inroads, ...
In this comprehensive assessment of post-modernism, Pauline Rosenau traces its origins in the humanities and describes how its key concepts are today being applied to, and are restructuring, the social sciences.
Pauline Marie Rosenau, 1991
8
Inroads to Software Quality: "How To" Guide and Toolkit
The book's Process Improvement Roadmap explains the seven crucial steps for process improvement and presents a detailed plan for implementing them. Dozens of checklists and templates help you put the material to work right away.
Alka Jarvis, 1997
9
The Jesus Crisis: The Inroads of Historical Criticism Into ...
"The authors examine dangerous trends that seem to be luring many . . . toward skeptical rationalism and theological liberalism.
Robert L. Thomas, F. David Farnell, 1998
10
Inroads Into Burma: A Travellers' Anthology
Protected by jungle-covered mountain ranges, the land ruled by the Burmese Court was for a long time jealously guarded by kings who chose to remain aloof from the outside world.
Gerry Abbott, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INROADS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term inroads is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rugby tries to make inroads in U.S. sports scene - San Jose Mercury …
Rugby tries to make inroads in U.S. sports scene. By Elliott Almond. ealmond@mercurynews.com. Posted: 07/17/2015 11:30:25 AM PDT# Comments | Updated: ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
2
Supply Chain Software Company Nulogy Makes California Inroads
Supply Chain Software Company Nulogy Makes California Inroads. July 17 ... Absolute Software Makes Inroads into Robust Enterprise Market. «Cantech Letter, Jul 15»
3
4 ways virtual reality could make inroads in the workplace
Virtual reality proponents hope that this long developing technology will one day change just about everything we do, including the way we ... «TechRepublic, Jul 15»
4
Uber Unloads, Reddit Reloads, Prime Inroads & Other Must-Reads …
Uber Unloads, Reddit Reloads, Prime Inroads & Other Must-Reads. Jul 16, 2015. 2,944 views; 179 Likes; 13 Comments. Share on LinkedIn · Share on ... «Pulse, Jul 15»
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Southend United manager Phil Brown: We're making inroads into …
“We have several irons in the fire but things are a bit further along with Joe now and we're definitely making inroads where he's concerned,” ... «Echo, Jul 15»
6
GOP infighting creates inroads for Dems
A Fox News personality highlighted the recent infighting within the Republican Party and the advantages it could give the Democratic ... «Washington Examiner, Jul 15»
7
Mining: still a man's world but women are making inroads
File: Striking miners demonstrate in Marikana, 40km from Rustenburg, North West. Thousands of women work on the mines – a dangerous and ... «eNCA, Jul 15»
8
Airbnb among those making inroads in Cuba
Airbnb isn't the only U.S. Internet-based company seeking inroads in Cuba. Netflix, the online video-subscription service, began offering its ... «Bend Bulletin, Jul 15»
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More Inroads Made in Fight Against Poaching
The illegal poaching of rhinos and elephants in the country has reportedly been brought under control following a successful anti-poaching ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
10
NBC Universal Hopes New Shows Will Make Inroads Among …
'Sharknado' and other new shows from NBC are coming to viewers in Indonesia. (Photos courtesy of Bening Communication). The US East ... «Jakarta Globe, Jul 15»

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