about icon-addNote android4 Answer apple4 icon-appStoreEN icon-appStoreES icon-appStorePT icon-appStoreRU Imported Layers Copy 7 icon-arrow-spined icon-ask icon-attention icon-bubble-blue icon-bubble-red ButtonError ButtonLoader ButtonOk icon-cake icon-camera icon-card-add icon-card-calendar icon-card-remove icon-card-sort chrome-extension-ru chrome-extension-es-mx chrome-extension-pt-br chrome-extension-ru comment comment icon-cop-cut icon-cop-star Cross Dislike icon-editPen icon-entrance icon-errorBig facebook flag flag_vector icon-globe icon-googlePlayEN icon-googlePlayRU icon-greyLoader icon-cake Heart 4EB021E9-B441-4209-A542-9E882D3252DE Created with sketchtool. Info Kebab icon-lamp icon-lampBig icon-learnHat icon-learning-hat Dislike Loup Loup icon-more icon-note icon-notifications icon-pen Pencil icon-play icon-plus-light icon-plus icon-rosie-cut Rune scrollUp Share-icon Shevron-Down Shevron Left Shevron Right sound sound1 sound2 sound3 sound4 sound2 icon-star Swap icon-translate Trash icon-tutor-ellipsis icon-tutor-flip Tutor folder icon icon-tutor-learned icon-twoWayArrow Mezhdunarodny_logotip_VK vk icon-word pen_icon Logo Logo Logo
without examplesFound in 1 dictionary

Learner’s Dictionary
  • The Dictionary includes over 45,000 of the most common English words and examples illustrating their use. This is a production-oriented dictionary that takes account of the language teaching methods currently adopted in Russian universities. The Dictionary is intended for all those who wish to achieve fluency in English.

stepping-stone

['stepɪŋstəǔn]

n

  1. камень, положенный для перехода через мелкую воду

  2. важное средство (для достижения какой-л. цели)

Add to my dictionary

stepping-stone1/2
'stepɪŋstəǔnNeuter nounка́мень, поло́женный для перехо́да че́рез ме́лкую во́дуExamples

to cross a stream on stepping-stones — переходить ручей по камням

User translations

No translations for this text yet.
Be the first to translate it!

Collocations

stepping-stone method
метод ступенек

Word forms

stepping-stone

noun
SingularPlural
Common casestepping-stonestepping-stones
Possessive casestepping-stone'sstepping-stones'