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surefooted

adjective uk   /ˈʃɔːˌfʊt.ɪd/ us    /ˈʃʊrˌfʊt̬-/

surefooted adjective (NOT FALLING)

able easily to walk on rough ground, without falling: a surefooted goat/llama/mule

surefooted adjective (CONFIDENT)

showing confidence and the ability to make good judgments in a difficult situation
surefootedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
surefootedness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us    /ˌʃʊrˈfʊt̬-/
Translations of “surefooted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不摔倒的, 腳步穩的,穩當的,不會摔倒的:…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不摔倒的, 脚步稳的,稳当的,不会摔倒的:…
(Definition of surefooted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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