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English definition of “support”

support

verb [T] (ACCEPT)    /səˈpɔːt/ US  /-ˈpɔːrt/ formal
to accept something and allow it to happen: The headteacher told the boys that he would not support that kind of behaviour.Allowing and permittingTolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of support verb (ACCEPT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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