Maintain+one's+position

  • 1 maintain — maintainable, adj. maintainability, n. maintainer, n. /mayn tayn /, v.t. 1. to keep in existence or continuance; preserve; retain: to maintain good relations with neighboring countries. 2. to keep in an appropriate condition, operation, or force; …

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  • 2 One-China policy — The One China policy (simplified Chinese: 一个中国; traditional Chinese: 一個中國 政策 ; pinyin: yī gè Zhōngguó) refers to the policy or view that there is only one state called China , despite the existence of two governments that claim to be China …

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  • 3 position — positional, adj. positionless, adj. /peuh zish euhn/, n. 1. condition with reference to place; location; situation. 2. a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position. 3. the proper, appropriate, or usual place: out of position. 4 …

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  • 4 maintain — /meɪnˈteɪn / (say mayn tayn), /mən / (say muhn ) verb (t) 1. to keep in existence or continuance; preserve; retain: to maintain good relations with New Zealand. 2. to keep in due condition, operation, or force; keep unimpaired: to maintain order; …

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  • 5 maintain — maintain, assert, defend, vindicate, justify are comparable when they mean to uphold as true, right, just, valid, or worthy of notice or acceptance in the face of opposition or indifference. Maintain implies a firmness of conviction. When this… …

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  • 6 One Nation NSW — is a minor political party, which operates exclusively in the state of New South Wales (NSW). The party is a splinter group of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation (PHON). It is a socially conservative populist party on the right of the political spectrum …

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  • 7 One Life to Live storylines (1980–1989) — One Life to Live is an American soap opera that has been broadcast on the ABC network since 1968. The series starts with One Life to Live storylines (1968–1979). The plot continues in One Life to Live storylines (1980–1989). The plot in the next… …

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  • 8 One Six Right — One Six Right: The Romance of Flying Theatrical release poster Directed by Brian J. Terwilliger Produced by …

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  • 9 One Cebu — Hiniusang Sugbo President Gwendolyn Garcia Founded 2007 …

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  • 10 One Second After —   Author(s) William R. Forstchen …

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  • 11 position — I UK [pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms position : singular position plural positions *** 1) the way that someone s body is placed I dragged myself into a sitting position. First, get yourself into a comfortable position. a) the way… …

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  • 12 One country, two systems — History of the People s Republic of China     1949–1976, The Mao Era         …

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  • 13 One true faith — Part of a series on Salvation …

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  • 14 maintain — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English mainteinen, from Anglo French maintenir, maynteiner, from Medieval Latin manutenēre, from Latin manu tenēre to hold in the hand Date: 14th century 1. to keep in an existing state (as of repair, efficiency …

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  • 15 One-platoon system — The one platoon system, also known as iron man football, was a system in American football where players played on both offense and defense. It was the result of rules that limited player substitutions. The alternative system is known as the two… …

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  • 16 Stick to one's guns — maintain one s position, beliefs, etc.; keep believing in oneself …

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  • 17 hold one's own ground — maintain one s position in the face of opposition, stand firm …

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  • 18 hold one's own — Maintain one s position, not lose ground, not fall behind …

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  • 19 hold one's own — verb 1. be sufficiently competent in a certain situation He can hold his own in graduate school • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. maintain one s position and be in control of a situation • Hypernyms: ↑control, ↑command …

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  • 20 stand one's ground — phrasal : to maintain one s position : stand firm * * * stand one s ground To maintain one s position • • • Main Entry: ↑stand * * * maintain one s position, typically in the face of opposition she stood her ground, refusing to let him intimidate …

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