toehold

US [ˈtoʊˌhoʊld]
UK [ˈtəʊˌhəʊld]
  • n.初步的地位;立足点;(攀登时可放进脚去的)小立足点
  • Web攀登立足点;小支点;立足股份
Plural Form:toeholds  
toehold
n.
1.
初步的地位;立足点a position in a place or an activity which you hope will lead to more power or success
The firm is anxious to gain a toehold in Europe.
这家公司急于在欧洲找个立脚点。
2.
(攀登时可放进脚去的)小立足点,小支撑点a very small hole or space on a cliff , just big enough to put your foot in when you are climbing

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