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stand

noun
 
 
/stænd/
[C] COMMERCE, MARKETING a table or structure where someone can sell or advertise their products or services: There were street vendors selling ice cream and hot dogs from their stands. Over 100 charities will have stands at this year's exhibition.
[C, usually singular] someone's opinion, especially when they make it public: sb's stand on sth What's their stand on environmental issues?a stand against/for sth Mr Williams said his organization's stand against the new development would not change. his outspoken stand for human rightstake/make a stand We decided to take a stand against the proposed changes to the law.
[S] LAW →  witness stand : Both the chairman and chief executive are expected to take the stand in this high-profile fraud case.
→  See also exhibition stand
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