from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A stone that provides a place to step, as in crossing a stream.
- noun An advantageous position for advancement toward a goal.
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When Petrino left, whether the next guy would consider U of L a steppingstone was a major concern.
For a coach, the SEC can hardly be called a steppingstone to the NFL, as many college jobs are.
The next closest beneficial ''"steppingstone"'' subsystem function is not remotely close at this level of functional complexity.
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Donald and Jo Huisingh have done what the nation's Copenhagen a "steppingstone" toward a global, legally binding climate agreement, and spelled out U.S.
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Copenhagen a "steppingstone" toward a global, legally binding climate agreement, and spelled out U.S.
The ordinance is repeatedly referred to as a "steppingstone" by those at the signing ceremony/Big Gay Happy Hour.
He has solid, specific plans for turning that office into more than just a placeholder or a steppingstone.
Today, however, the taint of National Socialism is still pasted too heavily on Prussia, which is perceived as an inevitable steppingstone in the rise of the Third Reich.