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phrasal verb [transitive] British
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present tense
I/you/we/theystand out for
he/she/itstands out for
present participlestanding out for
past tensestood out for
past participlestood out for
  1. stand out for something to refuse to accept less than what you are asking for

    We are standing out for a fair reward for our hard work.

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