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Related / Similar Words: foothold

 

Definition:
  • a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy;
  • an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies; "an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines"; "the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar";

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    Hyponyms: airhead, beachhead

     

     
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