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English definition of “stride”

stride

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /strɑɪd/ (past tense and past participle strode  /stroʊd/, past participle stridden  /strɪd·ən/) us  

stride verb [I always + adv/prep] (WALK)

to walk somewhere quickly with long steps: She strode across the room and demanded to speak to the manager.

stride

noun  /strɑɪd/ us  

stride noun (DEVELOPMENT)

[C usually pl] an important positive development: They have already made great strides in improving service.

stride noun (WALK)

[C] a step, esp. a long step: He reached me in one long stride.
(Definition of stride from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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