steppingstone


steppingstone

n. a steppingstone to (a steppingstone to advancement)

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a steppingstone to (a steppingstone to advancement)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • steppingstone — [step′iŋ stōn΄] n. 1. a stone, usually one of a series, used to step on, as in crossing a stream or soft turf 2. something used to better one s position or situation; means of advancement: Also stepping stone …   English World dictionary

  • steppingstone — /step ing stohn /, n. 1. a stone, or one of a line of stones, in shallow water, a marshy place, or the like, that is stepped on in crossing. 2. a stone for use in mounting or ascending. 3. any means or stage of advancement or improvement: She… …   Universalium

  • steppingstone — step|ping|stone [ stepıŋ,stoun ] noun count 1. ) a step in a process that helps you to move forward to another part of it: This kind of work can be a steppingstone to the world of publishing. 2. ) a flat piece of rock in a river that you stand on …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • steppingstone — /step ing stohn /, n. 1. a stone, or one of a line of stones, in shallow water, a marshy place, or the like, that is stepped on in crossing. 2. a stone for use in mounting or ascending. 3. any means or stage of advancement or improvement: She… …   Useful english dictionary

  • steppingstone — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. help, agent, factor; see aid 1 , means 1 , link …   English dictionary for students

  • steppingstone — n. stone on which one may step to cross a stream or other shallow body of water; anything which acts as a means of progress or advancement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steppingstone — step′ping•stone or step′ping stone n. 1) a stone for stepping on in crossing a stream, marsh, etc 2) any means or stage of advancement or improvement • Etymology: 1275–1325 …   From formal English to slang

  • SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development — is the largest performing theatre for youth in the greater St. Paul area. Their Mainstage season, which runs annually from October to July, features six all youth cast productions, many written on commission by emerging local playwrights. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Steppingstone Museum — The Steppingstone Museum is a non profit educational and cultural institution that focuses on the commercial and cultural aspects of U.S. rural life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It is located at Havre de Grace, Maryland.Today’s… …   Wikipedia

  • Steppingstone theory — According to the steppingstone theory, people who use one substance such as nicotine will go on to drink alcoholic beverages, smoke marijuana, and progress on to use hard drugs such as cocaine. Each step is seen as leading to the next step in… …   Wikipedia


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