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noun stride pronunciation in British English /straɪd/
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  1. [countable] a long confident step
    In three strides he had crossed the room.
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    1. a.
      [singular] a way of walking with long steps
      an easy stride
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    2. b.
      [countable] the distance that you go in one long step
      The horse was within strides of the winning post.
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    3. c.
      [singular] the speed at which you walk or run
      He managed to maintain his stride.



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