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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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Higher entry barriers compared to the 2004 Christmas campaign and the decrease in commercial activity led to lower commercial costs (SAC, SRC and advertising) in 4Q05 compared to 4Q04, although higher allowances for communications not attributable to customers (EUR 33MM in 4Q05) caused the OIBDA margin after management fees to fall, standing at 21.
As a result, OIBDA margin in 3Q05 showed a sharp improvement compared to 2Q05 at the majority of the Group operators, with the consolidated OIBDA margin standing at 38.
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