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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word foothold:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. foothold: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. foothold, foothold: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. foothold: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. foothold: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. foothold: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. foothold: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Foothold, foothold: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. foothold: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. foothold: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. foothold: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. foothold: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. foothold: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Foothold, foothold: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. foothold: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. foothold: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Foothold: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Foothold: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. foothold: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. foothold: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Foothold: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. foothold: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. foothold: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. foothold: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. foothold: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. foothold: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. foothold: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. foothold: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. foothold: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. foothold: Idioms [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. foothold: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (foothold)

noun:  a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
noun:  an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments ("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 ("The only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar")

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