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Main Entry: 1step
Pronunciation: primarystressstep
Function: noun
1 : a rest for the foot in going up or down : STAIR, RUNG
2 a : a movement made by raising the foot and bringing it down elsewhere b : a combination of foot or foot and body movements in a repeated pattern c : manner of walking : STRIDE <knows me by my step> d : FOOTPRINT e : the sound of a footstep
3 a : the space passed over in one step b : a short distance <only a step away> c : the height of one stair
4 plural : 1COURSE 2, way <guided their steps down the path>
5 a : a level or rank in a scale <one step nearer graduation> b : a stage in a process
6 : an action, proceeding, or measure often occurring as one in a series <took steps to correct the situation>
7 : a musical scale degree
- stepĚlike /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
- stepped /primarystressstept/ adjective

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