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English definition of “stake sth out”

stake sth out

(MAKE CLEAR) phrasal verb with stake     /steɪk/ verb [T]
to establish or make clear your opinion or position on something: Two of the president's chief advisers have staked out opposite positions on this issue . New software companies are going to find it hard staking out a position in an already crowded market .Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
(Definition of stake sth out (MAKE CLEAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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