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"stride" in British English

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stridenoun

uk   /straɪd/  us   /straɪd/

strideverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /straɪd/  us   /straɪd/ (strode, stridden)
(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/ )
to walk somewhere quickly with long steps: She strode across the room and demanded to speak to the manager.

stridenoun

 us   /strɑɪd/
  • stride noun (DEVELOPMENT)

[C usually pl] an important positive development: They have already made great strides in improving service.
  • stride noun (WALK)

[C] a step, esp. a long step: He reached me in one long stride.
(Definition of stride from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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