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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.”
Noun
A ledge or other place where a foot can be securely positioned
“He had a solid foothold on the rockface beneath him.”
Noun
That which acts as a base for something else (physically or figuratively)
“The information you learn in this training serves as the foothold for your career in information technology.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
A small piece of rock found on the ground
Noun
Spoke or bar
Noun
(of competitions) A favorable condition or position
Noun
A person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
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