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noun [countable]     ladder pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    a system that has different levels through which you can progress

    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.

  2. 3
    British a long thin hole in stockings or tights. The American word is run.
  3. 4
    a list of the names of all the players in a sports competition in order, with the best player at the top


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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