stand up for sth/sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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stand up for sth/sb

(also stick up for sth/sb)
phrasal verb with stand uk   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
B2 to ​defend or ​support a ​particularidea or a ​person who is being ​criticized or ​attacked: It's high ​time we all ​stood up for ​ourrights around here. Don't be ​bullied, ​learn to ​stand up for ​yourself and what you ​believe in.
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