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They heard footsteps on the stairs.
John raced down the stairs to answer the door.
Someone was waiting at the top of the stairs.
He left his bags at the foot of the stairs.
My bedroom was up two flights of stairs.
I climbed the stairs to Charles's office.
This is the American English definition of stair. View British English definition of stair.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
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