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foothold

US [ˈfʊtˌhoʊld]
UK [ˈfʊtˌhəʊld]
  • n.立足点;立足处(攀登时足可踩的缝、洞、树枝等)
  • Web据点;立足之地;凉鞋
Plural Form:footholds  
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n.
1.
立足处(攀登时足可踩的缝、洞、树枝等)a crack, hole or branch where your foot can be safely supported when climbing
2.
[ususing]
(可以此发展或取得成功的)稳固地位,立足点a strong position in a business, profession, etc. from which sb can make progress and achieve success
The company is eager to gain a foothold in Europe.
这家公司急于在欧洲取得一席之地。

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