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The location in a courtroom where the parties and witnesses offer their testimony. To appear in court; to submit to the jurisdiction of the court.

To stand trial, for example, means to try, or be tried on, a particular issue in a particular court.


(Position), noun attitude, belief, bent, bias, inclination, leaning, opinion, outlook, point of view, position, slant, standpoint, vantage point, view, viewpoint


(Witness' place in court), noun booth, box, place, platform, position, post, stall, station, witness box, witness stand
See also: bear, belief, desist, endure, halt, last, lie, opine, opinion, outlook, remain, resist, resistance, rest, stay, suffer, thesis, tolerate, withstand

TO STAND. To abide by a thing; to submit to a decision; to comply with an agreement; to have validity, as the judgment must stand.

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The 67-year-old Old Trafford boss has already chalked off 22 years of service - and he revealed he's got no thoughts of standing aside just yet.
There are still some companies with weak balances and private equity is standing aside for the moment.
Mr Farage said Ukip would put what it saw as the national interest ahead of party advantage by standing aside in constituencies where it risked splitting the eurosceptic vote.

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