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  • n. Plural form of stride.
  • n. Trousers.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stride.


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  • Kevin Sheehan says the timing for adding another ship felt right, given what he called "strides" by state government, and the continued popularity of Alaska as a cruise destination.

    The Seattle Times

  • In its first season under coach Matthew Driscoll, North Florida made clear strides from the helpless team it was in 2008-09, winning five more games and qualifying for the conference tournament in its first year of eligibility.

    Atlantic Sun Conference

  • Before anyone jumps the gun, let's just take this in strides - as far as I know the film isn't really in production yet or even close to it!

    Young X-Men Prequel Being Written by Josh Schwartz Already?! «

  • Langkow took two strides from the boards and beat Evgeni Nabokov with a low wrist shot stick side for his third of the postseason.

  • A few strides from the teller, she slipped on a rubbery President Clinton mask, one of the most popular masks in America and probably the one hardest to trace.

    Excerpt: Roses Are Red by James Patterson

  • The result is that the industries of the country are developing in strides that would not have been thought possible ten years ago.

    Education and Empire Unity

  • They are also making long-term strides toward reducing the over-reliance on local property taxes to pay for schools.


  • This will make you take smaller strides, which is a good thing.


  • At this time of spiritual peace, when recognition of the ties which bind people of good will is paramount, it is fitting to recall the strides which have been taken to bring peace to the Middle East.

    Statement By The President On Ramadan

  • If you want to call the "strides" of Cash-for-Clunkers, the takeover of the auto industry, bank bailouts, a failed stimulus package and a job killing bill known as Obamacare "incredible" then -- well, "Yes, we have."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion


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    August 16, 2009