stand for something phrasal verb, verb Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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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.
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