grandstanding Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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grandstandingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡrænˌstæn.dɪŋ/ US informal
acting or ​speaking in a way ​intended to ​attract the good ​opinion of other ​people who are ​watching
(Definition of grandstanding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grandstandingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡrænˌstæn·dɪŋ, ˈɡrænd-/ disapproving
acting or ​speaking in a way ​intended to ​attractattention and to ​influence the ​opinion of ​people who are ​watching: Experts ​criticized the ​program as ​mere grandstanding by ​corporations and ​localofficials.
(Definition of grandstanding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grandstanding”
in Chinese (Simplified) (言行的)哗众取宠,炫耀卖弄…
in Chinese (Traditional) (言行的)嘩眾取寵,炫耀賣弄…
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