English - Vietnamese Dictionary
stance /stæns/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (thể dục,thể thao) thể đứng (đánh gôn, crickê)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) thái độ, lập trường
stancesstæns /stɑːnsThesaurus Dictionary
+a rationalized mental attitude
Advanced English Dictionary
carriage, bearing, deportment; position, posture, attitude, standpoint, stand, viewpoint, point of view:
Legs apart and arms akimbo, she assumed a defiant stance at the door. Her stance was that she must protect the children at all costs.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (on sth) the opinions that sb has about sth and expresses publicly
What is the newspaper's stance on the war? + He is known for his anti-abortion stance. + Judges are increasingly taking a tougher stance on rape.
2 the way in which sb stands, especially when playing a sport: Widen your stance (= move your feet wider apart) for greater stability when hitting the ball.
1 position in which sb stands
correct, good | natural | rigid | relaxed | upright | defensive, fighting
VERB + STANCE
adopt, take up
The boxer took up a fighting stance.
| change | keep, maintain
in a ~
He lounged in an armchair in a stance of deliberate contempt.
positive | critical, negative | impartial, neutral | aggressive, hardline, rigid, tough, uncompromising | cautious | conservative | radical | ideological, moral, political | public
Her public stance was much tougher than her private feelings on the subject.
VERB + STANCE
adopt, take (up) | alter, change | maintain
The wife of the accused has maintained an impartial stance throughout the trial.
The president has adopted a hardline stance against abortion.
| ~ on/towards
He has changed his stance on monetary union.
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