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se tenir debout

se tenir debout
to stand


French > English
se tenir debout
     1. to stand
English > French
     1. v. Être debout, se lever.
           Stop sitting and stand up.
           Stand over there while I clean the floor.
           A house divided against itself cannot stand.
     2. v. Tolérer.
     3. v. Résister.
           The works of Shakespeare have stood the test of time.
     4. v. Soutenir, supporter.
           I can't stand all the smoke in the room.
     5. n. Opinion, avis.
           You have to take a stand one way or the other.
     6. n. Kiosque, stand, échoppe.
           Buy me a drink from the hot dog stand.
     7. n. Point de vue.
           A stand is a resolute, unwavering position; firm opinion; action for a purpose in the face of opposition.
     8. n. Position.
     9. n. Barre.
           A stand is the platform on which a witness testifies in court; the witness stand or witness box.
     10. n. Arrêt, halte.
     11. n. Résistance.
           The stand against automation was doomed to failure.
     12. n. Groupe, bouquet
           A stand is a contiguous group of trees sufficiently uniform in age-class distribution, composition, and structure, and growing on a site of sufficiently uniform quality, to be a distinguishable unit.
     13. n. Pupitre de musique.
           He set the music upon the stand and began to play.


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