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English definition of “stand up for someone/something”

stand up for someone/something

(past tense and past participle stood) phrasal verb with stand    /stænd/ verb (past tense and past participle stood  /stʊd/)
to defend or support someone or something: Don’t be bullied – stand up for yourself and your beliefs .
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