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Russian translation of “foothold”

foothold

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfʊthəʊld/
CLIMBING a place where it is safe to put your foot when you are climbing
точка опоры для ног
Hiking and orienteering
PROGRESS a safe position from which you can make more progress, for example in business
прочная позиция
We are still trying to gain a foothold in the Japanese market.Opportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of foothold from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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