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English definition of “stand up for sth/sb”

stand up for sth/sb

phrasal verb with stand
 
 
/stænd/ verb (past tense and past participle stood)
B2 to support an idea or a person who is being criticized: [often reflexive] Never be afraid to stand up for yourself.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
(Definition of stand up for sth/sb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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