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Noun
A firm or secure grip, especially with one's feet
“He struggled to secure any sort of foothold on the slippery ground.”
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A ledge or other place where a foot can be securely positioned
“He had a solid foothold on the rockface beneath him.”
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That which acts as a base for something else (physically or figuratively)
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“The information you learn in this training serves as the foothold for your career in information technology.”
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A place from which an advance is made
“Special forces stepped up attacks, seeking to expand the army's foothold in the east of the city.”
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One of the bars or rounds of a rack, rungs of a ladder, etc.
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(of competitions) A favorable condition or position
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