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She has an American accent.

NGSL Rank: 476
stɛp Listen
  • an act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running.
    E.g. Ron took a step back
  • a flat surface, especially one in a series, on which to place one's foot when moving from one level to another.
    E.g. the bottom step of the staircase
  • a measure or action, especially one of a series taken in order to deal with or achieve a particular thing.
    E.g. a major step forward in the fight for justice
  • an interval in a scale; a tone (whole step) or semitone (half step).
  • an abrupt change in the value of a quantity, especially voltage.
  • a block fixed to a boat's keel in order to take the base of a mast or other fitting.
  • lift and set down one's foot or one foot after the other in order to walk somewhere or move to a new position.
    E.g. Claudia tried to step back
  • set up (a mast) in its step.
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combining form
  • denoting a relationship resulting from a remarriage.
    E.g. stepmother

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