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ladder

noun uk   /ˈlæd.ər/ us    //

ladder noun (EQUIPMENT)

B1 [C] a piece of equipment used for climbing up and down, that consists of two vertical bars or pieces of rope joined to each other by a set of horizontal steps: She was up a ladder, cleaning the window.
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ladder noun (SERIES OF STAGES)

C1 [S] a series of increasingly important jobs or stages in a particular type of work or process: Once he started at Paramount in 1967, he moved rapidly up the corporate ladder. a first rung/step on the employment ladder

ladder noun (HOLE)

[C] UK ( US run) a long, vertical hole in a pair of tights or a stocking

ladder noun (COMPETITION)

[C] mainly UK ( also ladder tournament) (in particular sports) a system in which all the players who play regularly are given a position in a list and can improve their position by beating other players in that list: a squash ladder

ladder

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈlæd.ər/ us    // UK
( US run) If a pair of tights or a stocking ladders or if you ladder it, a long hole appears in it: Damn! That's the second pair of tights I've laddered today!
Traducciones de “ladder”
en coreano 사다리…
en árabe سُلَّم…
en francés échelle…
en turco seyyar merdiven…
en italiano scala a pioli…
en chino (tradicionál) 設施, 梯子…
en ruso лестница…
en polaco drabina…
en español escalera (de mano), carrera…
en portugués escada…
en alemán die Leiter, die Laufmasche…
en catalán escala de mà…
en japonés はしご…
en chino (simplificado) 设施, 梯子…
(Definition of ladder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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