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English definition of “stand”

stand

verb [I] (BE IN PLACE)   /stænd/ (past tense and past participle stood  /stʊd/)
to be in a particular place: A desk stood in the middle of the room. A taxi stood at the curb, waiting for a fare. fig. If you want to apply for promotion, I won’t stand in your way.
(Definition of stand verb (BE IN PLACE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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