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ladder

noun [C]  /ˈlæd·ər/ us  
a piece of equipment used for climbing up and down, and consisting of two vertical bars joined by a set of horizontal steps: fig. In only a few years she managed to climb up the corporate ladder (= achieve success in the business world) to become a vice president.
Translations of “ladder”
in Korean 사다리…
in Arabic سُلَّم…
in French échelle…
in Turkish seyyar merdiven…
in Italian scala a pioli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設施, 梯子…
in Russian лестница…
in Polish drabina…
in Spanish escalera (de mano), carrera…
in Portuguese escada…
in German die Leiter, die Laufmasche…
in Catalan escala de mà…
in Japanese はしご…
in Chinese (Simplified) 设施, 梯子…
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