take a definite stand on


take a definite stand on
Дипломатический термин: занять определённую позицию в отношении (чего-л.)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • stand — [stand] vi. stood, standing [ME standen < OE standan; akin to MDu standen, Goth standan < IE base * stā , to stand, be placed > L stare, to stand, Gr histanai, to set, cause to stand] 1. a) to be or remain in a generally upright position …   English World dictionary

  • Stand (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) — A stand (スタンド sutando ) is a supernatural power in the manga and anime JoJo s Bizarre Adventure. When first presented, the kanji used is 幽波紋 yuuhamon with スタンド over it; it means ghostly ripple and it is similar to ripple of the first two Parts.… …   Wikipedia

  • stand — I. verb (stood; standing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English standan; akin to Old High German stantan, stān to stand, Latin stare, Greek histanai to cause to stand, set, histasthai to stand, be standing Date: before 12th century… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To put to a stand — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stand one's ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take the law of — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Soviet–German relations before 1941 — German and Soviet troops shaking hands following the invasion of Poland. Soviet–German relations date to the aftermath of the First World War. The Treaty of Brest Litovsk,[1] ending World War I hostilities between Russia and Germany, was signed… …   Wikipedia

  • Soviet Union in World War II — Stalin, U.S.President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Tehran Conference, November 1943 …   Wikipedia

  • USS Lafayette (AP-53) — was the name and hull classification symbol assigned to the French luxury liner SS Normandie following the latter s seizure in New York by the United States after the Fall of France.Intended for conversion into a high speed troopship, Lafayette… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Llewelyn Davies — Davies in 1917 at age 17 Born June 16, 1900(1900 06 16) London Died May 19, 1921 …   Wikipedia


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