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stepladder

noun [C]     /ˈstepˌlæd.ər/ US  // (UK also steps)
a piece of equipment with steps for climbing up and down that can stand on its own or be folded for carrying: I can't reach the top shelf unless I use a stepladder.Stairs and lifts
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