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Engelsk navneord: foothold

1. foothold (om sted) an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines.
The only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bridgehead


Mindre specifikke termercombat area, combat zone


Mere specifikke termerairhead, beachhead

2. foothold (om genstand) a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)footing


Mindre specifikke termersupport


Mere specifikke termertoehold

3. foothold (om handling) an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe town became a beachhead in the campaign to ban smoking outdoors.
They are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beachhead


Mindre specifikke termeraccomplishment, achievement









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