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A fireman climbed the ladder.
In that community, being a doctor was a step up on the social ladder.
She was high enough on the corporate ladder to take time off whenever she wanted.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
one of the pair of bones that go across the top of your chest from your shoulder to the bottom of...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of ladder from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.