Definition of footwork in English:

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footwork

Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝otˌwərk/

noun

1The manner in which one moves one’s feet in various activities such as sports and dancing: he speaks with other boxers, stopping to comment on punching angles and footwork
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  • The defensive player must use good footwork and keep moving to avoid being pinned for a layup.
  • Each couple emphasized footwork as they moved together and with the group.
  • This teaches them footwork, spin moves and getting used to using their bodies.
1.1Adroit response to sudden danger or new opportunities: the company had to do a lot of nimble footwork to stay alive

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Syllabification: foot·work

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