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Significado de “foothold” - Diccionario Inglés

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footholdnoun [C]

us   /ˈfʊtˌhoʊld/
  • foothold noun [C] (SAFE PLACE)

a place where you can safely put your feet, esp. when climbing: She searched desperately for a foothold in the steep rock.
  • foothold noun [C] (SITUATION)

a situation in which someone has obtained the power or influence needed to get what is wanted: In buying their business, the company gains a major foothold in a market it considers critical to the future of the industry.
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Significado de "foothold" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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footholdnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   /ˈfʊthəʊld/ us  
a strong first position in a market, industry, etc. from which further progress can be made: give sth a foothold (in sth) The merger gives the company a stronger presence in Asia and a foothold in the US.establish/gain/get a foothold (in sth) Our plan is to gain a foothold in the fastest-growing aerospace industry in the world.
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