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stand for something

(past tense and past participle stood)
phrasal verb with stand  us   /stænd/ verb (past tense and past participle stood  /stʊd/ )
  • (REPRESENT)

to represent something: She explained that DIN stands for "do it now." Uncle Sam stands for the US.

stand for something

phrasal verb with stand  us   /stænd/ verb (past tense and past participle stood  /stʊd/ )
  • (SUPPORT)

to support or accept particular principles or values: I’m not sure what the Republican candidate stands for. Maybe you think his behavior is OK, but I won’t stand for it.
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“stand for something” in American English

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