Meaning of “doorstep” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “doorstep” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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doorstepnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɔrˌstep, ˈdoʊr-/

a step outside 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)