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noun [countable] [usually singular] British English pronunciation: stance /stæns/ 
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  1. 1
    an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
    stance on/towards/against:

    Tell us what your stance is on capital punishment.

    adopt/take a stance:

    We need to take a more positive stance towards globalization.

    change/alter/modify/maintain your stance:

    The bombing was unlikely to force the government to change its stance.

  2. 2
    a way of standing or holding your body, especially for a particular purpose

    She took up a fighting stance.

    Danny's upright stance made him appear the taller of the two.

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