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uphold

verb [T]
 
 
/ʌpˈhəʊld/ ( past tense and past participle upheld)
AGREE to agree with a decision, especially a legal one, and say it was correct
uygun bulmak, onaylamak, kabul etmek
The court upheld the ruling.Court cases, orders and decisionsBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
SUPPORT to support a decision, principle, or law
arka çıkmak, desteklemek
Police officers are expected to uphold the law.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protectingObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of uphold from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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