footing

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footing

noun

Definition of FOOTING

1
an immaterial thing upon which something else rests <your donations help provide the charity with a firm financial footing for its work>
2
position with regard to conditions and circumstances <the village's two churches are on a friendly footing>
3
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <you'll have to work hard to get a better footing in the company>

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