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stand

noun (SPORT)    /stænd/
[C] UK a large structure at a sports ground , usually with a sloping floor and sometimes a roof , where people either stand or sit to watch a sports event → Compare grandstandSports venues stands [plural] a stand: Fighting broke out in the stands five minutes before the end of the match .Sports venues
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