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English definition of “surefooted”

surefooted

adjective (CONFIDENT)    /ˈʃɔːˌfʊt.ɪd/ US  /ˈʃʊrˌfʊt̬-/
showing confidence and the ability to make good judgments in a difficult situation Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit surefootedly     /-li/ adverb Moving firmly on footConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit surefootedness     /-nəs/ US  /ˌʃʊrˈfʊt̬-/ noun [U] Moving firmly on footConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of surefooted adjective (CONFIDENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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