Meaning of “stand out against sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

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"stand out against sth/sb" in British English

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stand out against sth/sb

phrasal verb with stand uk /stænd/ us /stænd/ verb stood, stood

to publicly oppose something or someone:

More and more people are standing out against what is a very unpopular piece of legislation.

(Definition of “stand out against sth/sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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