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Meaning of "stand up for someone/something" - American English Dictionary

stand up for someone/something

(past tense and past participle stood)
phrasal verb with stand  us   /stænd/ verb (past tense and past participle stood  /stʊd/ )
to defend or support someone or something: Don’t be bullied – stand up for yourself and your beliefs.
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