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English definition of “stance”

stance

noun [C]     /stæns/
a particular way of thinking about something, especially when those opinions are expressed publicly or officially : an ethical / fiscal / moral stance a stance against/on/towards sth The government took a tough stance against terrorism . adopt /take a stance change / alter / maintain a stance an aggressive / defensive / tough stance an official / political / public stance
FINANCE the way in which investors behave that shows whether or not they are confident about the profit they can make: Fund managers can take a defensive stance in times of market uncertainty . a bearish / bullish stance
(Definition of stance noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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