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stair

stair

 
 
pronunciation:
ster
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the steps that make up a staircase, or the entire set of steps as a whole.
Be careful on that loose stair.He dropped his books all over the stair.
similar words:
step
definition 2: (plural) a set of steps that that lead to an upper or lower floor in a building.
My brother took the elevator, but I walked up the stairs.
 
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