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stair

noun uk   /steər/  us   /ster/
stairs [plural]
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A2 a set of steps that lead from one level of a building to another: Go up the stairs and her office is on the right. I had to climb a steep flight (= set) of stairs to her front door. He stood at the foot (= bottom) of the stairs and called out, "Breakfast's ready!"
[C] one of the steps in a set of steps that lead from one level of a building to another: The top stair creaked as she went upstairs and the noise woke up her mother. [S] old use or literary a set of stairs: He climbed the wooden stair and knocked on his grandfather's door.
Translations of “stair”
in Vietnamese bậc thang…
in Spanish peldaño…
in Thai ขั้นบันได…
in Malaysian tangga…
in French marche…
in German die Treppe…
in Chinese (Traditional) (樓梯的)梯級, 樓梯…
in Indonesian tangga…
in Russian ступенька…
in Turkish basamak, merdiven basamağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (楼梯的)梯级, 楼梯…
in Polish stopień, schodek…
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