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English definition of “support”

support

verb [T] (HELP)    /səˈpɔːt/ US  /-ˈpɔːrt/
B1 to help someone emotionally or in a practical way: Alcoholics Anonymous is a group which supports people who are trying to stop drinking too much alcohol. My family has always supported me in whatever I've wanted to do.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
(Definition of support verb (HELP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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