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English definition of “support”

support

noun [C/U] (HOLDING THINGS UP)   /səˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/
something that holds something firmly or bears its weight, to stop it from falling: [C] The floor is held up by wooden supports. [U] You may have to use crutches for support while your ankle heals.
(Definition of support noun (HOLDING THINGS UP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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