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American English: /ˈstɛpˌlædər/
British English: /ˈstɛpladə/

Translation of stepladder in Spanish:


  • escalera (feminine) de mano or de tijera
    Example sentences
    • He folds up the small stepladder and tucks it under his arm.
    • Double-sided steps are sturdier than a smaller stepladder and are good for more demanding tasks - such as decorating around door frames.
    • Would the person who took the stepladder yesterday please return it or further steps will be taken.

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