stride Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “stride” in the English Dictionary

"stride" in British English

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uk   us   /straɪd/

stride noun (DEVELOPMENT)

[C] an ​importantpositivedevelopment: The ​West madeimpressive strides inimprovingenergyefficiency after the ​hugerises in ​oilprices during the 70s. The ​group has made strides toexpandinternationally.

stride noun (STEP)

[C] a ​longstep when ​walking or ​running: She ​attributes her ​record-breakingspeed to the ​length of her stride.

stride noun (CLOTHES)

strides [plural] Australian English informal trousers: a new pair of strides

strideverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /straɪd/ (strode, stridden)
to ​walksomewherequickly with ​longsteps: She strode purposefully up to the ​desk and ​demanded to ​speak to the ​manager. He strode across/into/out of the ​room.
(Definition of stride from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stride" in American English

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strideverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /strɑɪd/ (past tense and past participle strode  /stroʊd/ , past participle stridden  /strɪd·ən/ )

stride verb [I always + adv/prep] (WALK)

to ​walksomewherequickly with ​longsteps: She strode ​across the ​room and ​demanded to ​speak to the ​manager.


 us   /strɑɪd/

stride noun (DEVELOPMENT)

[C usually pl] an ​importantpositivedevelopment: They have already made ​great strides in ​improvingservice.

stride noun (WALK)

[C] a ​step, esp. a ​longstep: He ​reached me in one ​long stride.
(Definition of stride from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stride”
in Korean 활보…
in Arabic خُطوة واسِعة…
in Malaysian berjalan dengan langkah panjang…
in French marcher à grands pas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展, 進展,進步…
in Italian passo (lungo), falcata…
in Spanish andar a zancadas…
in Vietnamese đi dài bước…
in Portuguese passada larga…
in Thai เดินก้าวยาว ๆ…
in German schreiten…
in Catalan gambada…
in Japanese 大また, 大きな歩幅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展, 进展,进步…
in Indonesian berjalan dengan langkah panjang…
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