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step

noun [C]
 
 
/step/
MOVEMENT B1 one of the movements you make with your feet when you walk: She took a few steps forward and then started to speak.Moving on foot
METHOD B2 one of the things that you do to achieve something: This meeting is the first step towards a peace agreement. The company has taken steps to improve its customer service.Ways of achieving things
STAIR B1 one of the surfaces that you walk on when you go up or down stairsStairs and lifts
in step (with sb/sth) having the same ideas, opinions, etc as other people: This time, Britain is in step with the rest of Europe.Being or appearing similar or the same
out of step (with sb/sth) having different ideas, opinions, etc from other people: Her views are out of step with government policy.Different and difference
(Definition of step noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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