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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)

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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)
Translations of “staircase”
in Arabic دَرَج, سُلَّم…
in Korean 계단…
in Portuguese escadaria…
in Catalan escala…
in Japanese 階段…
in Chinese (Simplified) (建筑物内通常带有扶手的)楼梯…
in Turkish merdiven…
in Russian лестница…
in Chinese (Traditional) (建築物內通常帶有扶手的)樓梯…
in Italian scala…
in Polish schody, klatka (schodowa)…
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