Definition of 'stance'

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It is fashionable to take a firm stance on clutter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His father watched him take his stance. Kevin Cook Tommy's Honour: The Extraordinary Story of Golf's Founding Father and Son (2007)Expect rigorous formal argument and an unforgiving intellectual stance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What is his emotional position or stance as both a son and the writer of the essay? Bachmann, Susan (editor) & Barth, Melinda Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)That stance raises one obvious problem concerning the other fly halves in the squad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps those in charge of our big pub companies might try adopting a similar stance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If only we could adopt a similar stance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Barclays is thought to be adopting a similar stance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Again, the stance varies from one company to another. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some backbench MPs took a similar stance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She had witnessed telephone conversations in which he was aggressive with staff and adopted a similar stance with former colleagues in the office. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To help him it is important that you both take a stronger stance and adjust the distorted dynamic that may exist in your family. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have taken a moral stance on two key issues: tobacco and the arms trade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I could report from a neutral stance, an essential for an interim pastor. Christianity Today (2000)If your aim, posture and stance are good, you will hit it further anyway. The Sun (2010)By contrast, Britain has taken a tough stance on not paying. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's a refreshingly candid stance, and one that feels very now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The South Yorkshire force is also keen to repair some of the damage of the past by taking a similar stance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their basic stance was one of acceptance of (capitalist) liberal democracy as established in the latter half of the twentieth century. Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)Peace's comments suggested he still thought the original stance the correct one: that there was not much of a case to answer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'stance'

British English: stance NOUN
Your stance on a particular matter is your attitude to it.
The company has agreed to reconsider its stance on the issue.


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