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toeholdnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtəʊ.həʊld/ us   /ˈtoʊ.hoʊld/
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toeholdnoun [C]

us   /ˈtoʊˌhoʊld/
a starting point in a job or other opportunity from which you can advance: The young person who gets a toehold in that business will do well.
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toeholdnoun [S]

uk   /ˈtəʊhəʊld/ us  
an opportunity to start doing something small that may lead to bigger and better opportunities in the future: to gain/get a toehold in sth With their new electronic products they have gained a toehold in an increasingly competitive market. The company is fighting for a toehold in the world's largest soft drinks market.
(Definition of toehold from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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