Translation of footing in Spanish:
noun (no plural)
- 1 (balance) to lose o miss one's footing it was difficult to get much of a footing on the icy slopeto gain a footing see→ footholdera difícil mantener el equilibrio en la cuesta heladaExample sentences
- It was emphasised that only in those circumstances could the buyer be said to be on an equal footing with his seller in terms of bargaining strength.
- This work is vital to demonstrate the potential impact of preventing ill health and put it on an equal footing with clinical interventions, which are routinely subject to economic evaluation.
- He will also be able to compete on an equal footing with some of the professionals on the circuit, who have already found themselves trailing in his wake on some of the sport's most gruelling courses.
- 2 2.1 (basis) See examples: the company finances are on a shaky footingto put something on a regular footingla economía de la compañía no tiene una base sólidaon a war footing on an emergency footingregularizar algoon an equal footingen situación de emergencia2.2 (relationship) See examples: to be on a friendly footing with somebodyen igualdad de condicionesen situación equiparablemantener buenas relaciones con alguienExample sentences
- Neither side succeeded in establishing a firm footing in the first half, as evidenced by the fact that parity obtained on four occasions.
- They figure they will need €500,000 to establish a firm footing in the market, money the company does not have at present.
- Gregory, who is believed to retain about 8% of the equity, said the restructuring of the board would put the company on a firm footing for its next phase of expansion.
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