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English definition of “stance”

stance

noun [C] uk   /stɑːns/ us    /stæns/

stance noun [C] (OPINION)

C2 a way of thinking about something, especially expressed in a publicly stated opinion: The doctor's stance on the issue of abortion is well known.Opinions, beliefs and points of view

stance noun [C] (POSITION)

a particular way of standing: Jenny took up a stance with her feet slightly apart, ready to catch the ball.Sitting and standing
(Definition of stance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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