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stridenoun

uk   us   /straɪd/

stride noun (DEVELOPMENT)

[C] an important positive development: The West made impressive strides in improving energy efficiency after the huge rises in oil prices during the 70s. The group has made strides to expand internationally.

stride noun (STEP)

[C] a long step when walking or running: She attributes her record-breaking speed to the length of her stride.

stride noun (CLOTHES)

strides [plural] Australian English informal trousers: a new pair of strides

strideverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /straɪd/ (strode, stridden)
to walk somewhere quickly with long steps: She strode purposefully up to the desk and demanded to speak to the manager. He strode across/into/out of the room.
Translations of “stride”
in Arabic خُطوة واسِعة…
in Korean 활보…
in Malaysian berjalan dengan langkah panjang…
in French marcher à grands pas…
in Italian passo (lungo), falcata…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展, 進展,進步…
in Vietnamese đi dài bước…
in Spanish andar a zancadas…
in Portuguese passada larga…
in Thai เดินก้าวยาว ๆ…
in German schreiten…
in Catalan gambada…
in Japanese 大また, 大きな歩幅…
in Indonesian berjalan dengan langkah panjang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展, 进展,进步…
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