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handhold
American English: /ˈhændˌhoʊld/
British English: /ˈhandhəʊld/

Translation of handhold in Spanish:

noun

  • (lugar de donde asirse)
    Example sentences
    • I'd managed to scramble up to the crest on what was basically slate: handholds and footholds tended to detach themselves in small, take-home-and-keep pieces.
    • Going down had been easy, but with no handholds or footholds, coming up was proving to be much harder than I'd expected.
    • I forced myself up from the bed, gasping and gripping whatever handholds I could find.

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