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Toehold   /tˈoʊhˌoʊld/   Listen
Toehold

noun
1.
A relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made.  "His father gave him a toehold in the oil business"
2.
A small foothold used in climbing.
3.
A wrestling hold in which the toe is held and the leg is twisted against the joints.






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Words linked to "Toehold" :   foothold, status, wrestling hold, footing, position



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