French translation of 'stand for'
inseparable transitive verbstand
1. (= be abbreviation of) être l’abréviation de
“BT” stands for “British Telecom”. « BT » est l’abréviation de « British Telecom ».
What does CSE stand for? Que veut dire CSE ?
2. (= represent) représenter
3. (= tolerate) supporter ⧫ tolérer
I won’t stand for it! Je ne supporterai pas ça !
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Example Sentences Including 'stand for'
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He could stand for Prime Minister and be voted in.The Sun (2009)
I'm going to talk about what I stand for.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Saying any such thing would contradict everything he stood for.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It may not be doing much to lower teenage pregnancy rates or raise our moral standards but it stands for decency and moderation.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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'stand for' in Other Languages
British English: stand for /stænd fɔː/ VERB
If letters stand for particular words, they are an abbreviation for those words.
UN stands for United Nations.
- American English: stand for
- Arabic: يَشِيرُ إِلى
- Brazilian Portuguese: significar
- Chinese: 代表
- Croatian: značiti
- Czech: znamenat
- Danish: stå for
- Dutch: vertegenwoordigen
- European Spanish: representar significar
- Finnish: tarkoittaa edustaa
- French: signifier
- German: bedeuten
- Greek: συμβολίζω
- Italian: rappresentare
- Japanese: 表す
- Korean: 의미하다
- Norwegian: stå for
- Polish: oznaczyć
- European Portuguese: significar
- Romanian: a însemna
- Russian: означать
- Spanish: representar
- Swedish: stå för
- Thai: ย่อมาจาก
- Turkish: anlamına gelmek
- Ukrainian: означати
- Vietnamese: là chữ viết tắt của
Translation of stand for from the Collins English to French Dictionary