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English definition of “withstand”

withstand

verb [T]     /wɪðˈstænd/ (past tense and past participle withstood)
to not be damaged or broken by something: The bridge is designed to withstand earthquakes.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of withstand verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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