doorstep Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"doorstep" in British English

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doorstepnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɔː.step/  us   /ˈdɔːr-/

doorstep noun [C] (STEP)

a ​step in ​front of an ​outsidedoor: He ​left the ​package on the doorstep.

doorstep noun [C] (BREAD)

UK a very ​thickpiece of ​bread

doorstepverb

uk   /ˈdɔː.step/  us   /ˈdɔːr-/ (-pp-) UK
[T often passive] disapproving If you are doorstepped by journalists, they come to ​yourhouse and ​ask you to ​speak or ​answerquestions, ​even if you do not ​want them to: He ​complained about being doorstepped by the ​press. [I or T] to go to every ​house in a ​particularareaselling something or ​asking for ​support
(Definition of doorstep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"doorstep" in American English

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doorstepnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɔrˌstep, ˈdoʊr-/
a ​stepoutside the ​door to a ​building: fig. We need to be more ​proactive and ​seek out ​dangers before they’re on ​our doorstep (= too near to be ​ignored).
(Definition of doorstep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doorstep”
in Chinese (Simplified) 台阶, (门前的)台阶…
in Turkish eşik, kapı girişi…
in Russian крыльцо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 台階, (門前的)台階…
in Polish próg…
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