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verb sidestep pronunciation in American English /ˈsaɪdˌstep/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysidestep
he/she/itsidesteps
present participlesidestepping
past tensesidestepped
past participlesidestepped
  1. 1
    [transitive] to avoid something difficult or unpleasant
    Politicians are very good at sidestepping the questions they don’t like.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to step quickly to the side

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sidestep

 sidestep pronunciation in American English noun [countable]
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pluralsidesteps

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