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English definition of “stead”

stead

noun uk   us   /sted/
in sb's stead formal in place of someone: The marketing manager was ill and her deputy ran the meeting in her stead.
stand sb in good stead →  standsb in good stead
(Definition of stead from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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