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Definition of doorstep noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    doorstep

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdɔːstep//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrstep//
     
    Parts of a house, House location
     
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  1. 1a step outside a door of a building, or the area that is very close to the door The police turned up on their doorstep at 3 o'clock this morning. See related entries: Parts of a house, House location
  2. 2(British English, informal) a thick piece of bread, usually one that is made into a sandwich
  3. Idioms very close to where a person lives The nightlife is great with bars and clubs right on the doorstep.

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