Definition of toehold noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    toehold

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtoʊhoʊld//
     
     
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  1. 1 a position in a place or an activity that you hope will lead to more power or success The company is anxious to gain a toehold in Europe.
  2. 2a very small hole or space on a cliff, just big enough to put your foot in when you are climbing
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