how to pronounce toehold


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toehold is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of toehold


  1. Any small advantage which allows one to make significant progress; a slight footing or foothold.
  2. A foothold small enough to support just the toe.
  3. A hold in which the aggressor bends back the opponent's foot.

toehold frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word toehold occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics toehold can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that toehold can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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