What does foothold mean?

Definitions for foothold
ˈfʊtˌhoʊldfoothold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridgehead, foothold(noun)

    an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

    "an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines"; "the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"

  2. foothold, footing(noun)

    a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

  3. beachhead, foothold(noun)

    an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments

    "the town became a beachhead in the campaign to ban smoking outdoors"; "they are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market"

Wiktionary

  1. foothold(Noun)

    A solid grip with the feet.

  2. foothold(Noun)

    airhead, beachhead, bridgehead, lodgement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foothold(noun)

    a holding with the feet; firm standing; that on which one may tread or rest securely; footing

Freebase

  1. Foothold

    SG-1 returns from a mission and discovers that metamorphic aliens have taken over the complex.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foothold in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foothold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of foothold in a Sentence

  1. Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner:

    If the Kardashian show gave me a foothold to do some good, I'm all for that.

  2. Puneet Gupta:

    With Mitsubishi, Nissan will have a better foothold even in terms of small cars.

  3. Thilo Koslowski:

    It provides a much stronger foothold for Google to really be part of the vehicle rather than being an add-on.

  4. Tsuyoshi Nomaguchi:

    The Nikkei can challenge the June 24 peak (18-1/2 year high of 20,952.71) if dollar/yen builds a firm foothold above 125.

  5. Barack Obama:

    That will allow us to help them build up their security capacity and to push back against efforts by ISIL to gain a foothold in that country.

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Translations for foothold

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  • предмостие, плацдарм, опораBulgarian
  • jalansija, sillanpääFinnish
  • [[apoio]] [[para]] [[os]] [[pés]]Portuguese
  • опорный пункт, плацдарм, [[опора]] [[для]] [[ногаRussian

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