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"stride" in American English

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strideverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /strɑɪd/ (past tense and past participle strode  /stroʊd/ , past participle stridden  /strɪd·ən/ )
to ​walksomewherequickly with ​longsteps: She strode ​across the ​room and ​demanded to ​speak to the ​manager.

stridenoun

 us   /strɑɪd/
  • stride noun (DEVELOPMENT)

[C usually pl] an ​importantpositivedevelopment: They have already made ​great strides in ​improvingservice.
  • stride noun (WALK)

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







"stride" in British English

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stridenoun

uk   us   /straɪd/

strideverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /straɪd/ (strode, stridden)
(Definition of stride from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stride”
in Korean 활보…
in Arabic خُطوة واسِعة…
in Malaysian berjalan dengan langkah panjang…
in French marcher à grands pas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展, 進展,進步…
in Italian passo (lungo), falcata…
in Spanish andar a zancadas…
in Vietnamese đi dài bước…
in Portuguese passada larga…
in Thai เดินก้าวยาว ๆ…
in German schreiten…
in Catalan gambada…
in Japanese 大また, 大きな歩幅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展, 进展,进步…
in Indonesian berjalan dengan langkah panjang…
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