Meaning of “staircase” in the English Dictionary

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"staircase" in British English

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staircasenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsteə.keɪs/ us /ˈster.keɪs/

C1 a set of stairs inside a building, usually with a bar fixed on the wall or onto vertical poles at the side for you to hold on to:

She descended the sweeping (= long and wide) staircase into the crowd of photographers and journalists.

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

"staircase" in American English

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staircasenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsteərˌkeɪs/

a set of stairs inside a building, including the bars and posts that people to hold on to as they go up or down

(Definition of “staircase” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)