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ladder

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈlædər/
a way of referring to a series of increasingly important jobs, or stages in a particular type of work or process: Most top executives had to climb the ladder. These entry-level jobs will offer you a chance to get your foot on the first rung of the employment ladder. First-time buyers are desperate to get on the housing ladder.
→  See also career ladder , corporate ladder , the property ladder
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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