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Main Entry: ladĚder
Pronunciation: primarystresslad-schwar
Function: noun
1 : a structure for climbing that consists of two long pieces (as of wood, rope, or metal) joined at short distances by crosspieces on which one may step
2 : something that suggests a ladder in form or use
3 : a series of steps or stages : SCALE <the corporate ladder>

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