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Stand

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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Well, when he come out I stood back out of sight, and then tracked him to a second-hand slop-shop and see him buy a red flannel shirt and some old ragged clothes--just the ones he's got on now, as you've described.
Gwyn stood back to assess her work, wondered whether to laugh or cry.
The banks failed us when ministers stood back. Political leaders must not make the same mistake with reckless energy operators
They say "When we stood back to admire our wrinkled, uneven labours, we found we had papered the cat to the wall" - Writer Jilly Cooper (pictured) recalls how she and her late husband tried their hand at DIY.
"When we stood back to admire our wrinkled, uneven labours, we found we had papered the cat to the wall" - Writer Jilly Cooper recalls how she and her late husband tried their hand at DIY.
I am not going to do any more" Cliff Richard, 73, has decided to do no more "pin-up" calendars "When we stood back to admire our wrinkled, uneven labours, we found we had papered the cat to the wall" Writer Jilly Cooper recalls her attempts at DIY "I stand for the national anthem because I value tradition more than I fear being thought a fool" Novelist Fay Weldon
She also let Glover, 23, have her a moment in the spotlight at the end of the song when she stood back and said, "Sing it, Candice."
"I just stood back, I didn't really see what it was all about.
It is sickening the way the international community has stood back and let this situation become so desperate.
Those who have stood back will come forward and join the clamour for justice and sharing, freedom and peace.