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noun stand pronunciation in British English /stænd/
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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually singular] an attitude or opinion about something, especially one that you state publicly
    stand on: I couldn’t vote for them because of their stand on social issues.
    take a stand (on something) (=state your opinion clearly): The president has not taken a stand on this issue.
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] a determined attempt to oppose someone or something that you consider to be wrong
    stand against: support for their stand against racism
    take/make a stand (against someone/something): The Prime Minister must take a firm stand against extremists in his party.

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