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English definition of “footing”

footing

noun [U]  /ˈfʊt̬·ɪŋ/ us  

footing noun [U] (FEET)

a firm position of the feet: He lost his footing and tumbled into the water.

footing noun [U] (CONDITION)

a position or condition on which something exists: Both sides need to begin negotiations on equal footing.
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