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Definitions of foothold:
- noun: a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
- noun: an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments
Example: "They are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market"
- noun: an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies
Example: "The only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"
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