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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.

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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"I was always kind of different as a jazz artist, and I often stood alone." At age 59 the openly gay and HIV-positive jazz veteran still stands alone as a phenomenally expressive singer with a four-octave range.
However, the new pulsar, now called PSR 1821-24, stands alone without a companion star.