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stairs

 
pronunciation:
sterz
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: a set of steps in or attached to a building that allow one to go from one floor or level to another.
Sometimes it's quicker to use the stairs than to wait for the elevator.
 
Word Builder: stair +
  • staircase:
    a set of steps with a railing that goes from one floor to another in a building.
  • stairwell:
    a section in a building that contains a staircase with walls around it.