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toenoun [C]

 us   /toʊ/
any of the five ​long, ​thinparts at the end of the ​foot, ​similar to the ​fingers of the ​hand: I ​broke a toe when I ​caught my ​foot in a ​door. Toe also refers to the end of a ​shoe or ​sock: That ​sock has a ​hole in the toe.
(Definition of toe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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toenoun [C]

uk   /təʊ/  us   /toʊ/
A2 any of the five ​separateparts at the end of the ​foot: yourbig toe (= ​yourlargest toe) your little toe (= ​yoursmallest toe) I stubbed (= ​hit) my toe on the ​edge of the ​bed. the ​part of a ​sock, ​shoe, or other ​footcovering that goes over the toes
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toeverb

uk   /təʊ/  us   /toʊ/
toe the line C2 to do what you are ​ordered or ​expected to do: Ministers who wouldn't toe the partyline were ​swiftly got ​rid of.
(Definition of toe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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toeverb [T]

uk   us   /təʊ/
toe the line informal to do what you are expected or ​ordered to do: Companies are expected to toe the ​line and ​follow EU ​regulations.
(Definition of toe from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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