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

     

    bridgehead

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbrɪdʒhed//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrɪdʒhed//
     
    Conflict
     
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  1. 1a strong position that an army has captured in enemy land, from which it can go forward or attack the enemy See related entries: Conflict
  2. 2[usually singular] a good position from which to make progress This agreement will be a bridgehead for further talks.
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