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stance

stance

 
 
pronunciation:
staens
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the physical position of the body, esp. while standing.
He saw his mother's angry stance and headed quickly up the stairs.She's a good hitter despite her awkward batting stance.
synonyms:
attitude, posture
similar words:
bearing, carriage, mien, pose, set, standing
definition 2: the opinions or attitude of someone with regard to something.
Do you agree with his stance on the immigration issue?
synonyms:
point of view, position, stand, standpoint, viewpoint
similar words:
angle, attitude, opinion, perspective, posture, pulse
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