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baby step Syllabification: ba·by step

Definition of baby step in English:


A tentative act or measure that is the first stage in a long or challenging process: the country is just taking its first baby steps toward the future
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  • We do inch forward, except little baby step by baby step.
  • The Long Island Neighborhood Network, an environmental group, considers the county measure "a baby step."
  • Violent crime has often overshadowed the city's baby steps toward recovery.
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