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English definition of “hold/stand firm”

hold/stand firm

to remain in the same place or at the same level: The protesters stood firm as the police tried to disperse them. The pound held firm against the Swiss franc today.Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
(Definition of hold/stand firm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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