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Stepladder

Step

step

Noun -  The horizontal platform of a staircase.

Verb - The act of lifting and setting down your foot or one foot after the other in order to walk somewhere or move to a new position.

Ladder

ladder

 

Noun - A structure consisting of a series of bars or steps between two lengths of wood, metal, or rope, used for climbing up or down something.

step + ladder

Stepladder

stepladder
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Noun - A short folding ladder with flat steps and a small platform.

Example Sentence:-

"Some people brought a stepladder to stand on to get a better view."