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"toe" in British English

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toenoun [C]

uk   /təʊ/  us   /toʊ/
A2 any of the five separate parts at the end of the foot: your big toe (= your largest toe) your little toe (= your smallest toe) I stubbed (= hit) my toe on the edge of the bed.
the part of a sock, shoe, or other foot covering that goes over the toes

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toeverb

uk   /təʊ/  us   /toʊ/
toe the line
C2 to do what you are ordered or expected to do: Ministers who wouldn't toe the party line were swiftly got rid of.
(Definition of toe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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toenoun [C]

 us   /toʊ/
any of the five long, thin parts at the end of the foot, similar to the fingers of the hand: I broke a toe when I caught my foot in a door.
Toe also refers to the end of a shoe or sock: That sock has a hole in the toe.
(Definition of toe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"toe" in Business English

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toeverb [T]

uk   us   /təʊ/
toe the line informal
to do what you are expected or ordered to do: Companies are expected to toe the line and follow EU regulations.
(Definition of toe from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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