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English definition of “hold/stand fast”

hold/stand fast

to firmly remain in the same position or keep the same opinion: The rebels are standing fast and refuse to be defeated. He held fast to his principles.Strong-willed
(Definition of hold/stand fast from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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