Definition of uphold in English:

uphold

Line breaks: up¦hold
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈhəʊld
 
/

verb (past and past participle upheld)

[with object]

Derivatives

upholder

noun
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  • Rather I admire the Queen as one of the last upholders of the value of reticence in public life.
  • Finally, although many had strong political beliefs, they did not see themselves as upholders of any particular substantive political orthodoxy.
  • In fact, the view is that the party has to keep the government on its toes, precisely because governments are by nature conservative and are upholders of the status-quo.

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