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Synonyms for foothold

Synonyms for foothold

an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing


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an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments

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Ibrahimov noted that Azerbaijani border guards gained foothold in strategically important positions in a number of directions.
In 2012, ISBI acquired Filipino Savers Bank to gain foothold in the salary loans business and has opened channels to offer salary loans to public school teachers.
In 2012, ISBI acquired Filipino Savers Bank to gain foothold in the salary loans business and since then established relationships with the regulatory agencies, opening channels to offer salary loans to public school teachers.
Exym, LLC is a behavioural health EHR company based in California and Foothold Technology is the #1 cloud-based behavioral health and human services EHR vendor in New York and New Jersey.
We are confident to sustain a strong foothold in the segment with Eeco.
We in LTP want to grow steadily and positively in the coming years, to elevate our MRO service and ensuring that the work we do is of excellent quality, safe and held to a higher international standard, and to solidify the company's foothold as a leading MRO provider in the Philippines, in partnership with our valued customers,' the company said.
The venture would have a strong foothold in Riyadh, as well as in multiple smaller, underserved cities.
There was so much to look forward to." In the epic march of discourses of development, the vultures lose their foothold in the wall of the future.
"Securing additional specialist expertise and resource, as well as cementing our foothold across the Midlands as a whole, was a very appealing opportunity."
MOSCOW, June 15 (KUNA) -- The Russian aerospace operation in Syria frustrated the extremistsآ' plans to create a foothold in the Middle East, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.
This comes as reports earlier emerged regarding the growing concerns of Moscow as the loyalists of the Islamic State are expanding foothold and terrorist related activities in Afghanistan.
CEO of Kansai Paint Middle East Syed Ameer Hamza Hasan said the relationship had helped the brand establish a 'strong foothold' in the region.
Srinivasan finds no foothold in the BCCI."Manohar asked Dalmiya to use his power just like he had to remove Lalit Modi when the former chairman had started considering himself bigger than the game.
Global Banking News-May 26, 2015--Turkish banks looking for foothold in China
BAGHDAD / Nina / Prime Minister and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Haider al-Abadi welcomed on Wednesday the international support for Iraq to fight the / IS /, stressing that everyone should respect Iraq's sovereignty, and said that "the hour of salvation and victory resolved to return Salah al-Din province to homeland, stressing that no foothold left for the / IS / in Iraq.