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

     

    footwork

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈfʊtwɜːk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtwɜːrk//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the way in which a person moves their feet when playing a sport or dancing
  2. 2the ability to react quickly and skilfully to a difficult situation It was going to take some deft political footwork to save the situation.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: footwork