Key:access article use of "right of way"

Multiple times in Key:access - OpenStreetMap Wiki article “right of way” phrase is used.

This phrase has two meanings:

  1. To have a priority (for example on a junction or crossing)
  2. To be allowed to traverse a way

While it’s understandable for me from context that meaning 2 is used, it still may create some confusion. I’m in a long changeset discussion just because of it. Shouldn’t we avoid phrases which have a double meaning?

English is not my native language, so maybe I understand something wrong or this is some kind of American vs British English issue.

If my concern is valid, maybe someone could come up with a better alternative and edit the article?

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