uphold verb

ADV. firmly, resolutely, vigorously | unanimously Three judges unanimously upheld the sentence.

VERB + UPHOLD have a duty to | be determined to We are determined to uphold the law. | seek to | promise to | vote to The IWC voted to uphold the ban on commercial whaling. | fail to

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