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English definition of “doorstep”

doorstep

verb     /ˈdɔː.step/ US  /ˈdɔːr-/ (-pp-)
[T often passive] UK disapproving If you are doorstepped by journalists, they come to your house and ask you to speak or answer questions, even if you do not want them to: He complained about being doorstepped by the press.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning [I or T] to go to every house in a particular area selling something or asking for supportHome
(Definition of doorstep verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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