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verb [transitive] uphold pronunciation in American English /ʌpˈhoʊld/
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  1. 1
    if a court of law upholds something such as a claim, it says that it is correct
    The Home Secretary’s decision was upheld by the House of Lords.
  2. 2
    formal to show that you support something such as an idea by what you say or do
    They were fighting to uphold the rights of small nations.

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upholder

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