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American English: /stæns/
British English: /stɑːns/
, /stans/

Translation of stance in Spanish:


  • 1 (attitude, viewpoint) to take a tough stance on something
    adoptar una postura or posición firme (con) respecto a algo
    Example sentences
    • I know there are a lot of people in the region who also respect his strong stance on family issues.
    • However, street protests made the government reverse its stance on the privatization of water services.
    • I once again implore that you reconsider your stance on this matter.
  • 2 (physical)
    Example sentences
    • For instance, some youngsters who struggle to play shots on the on-side adopt an open stance.
    • He explains how he never adopts exactly the same stance for any ball, just stands where he feels comfortable.
    • Some observers feel his stance has been too upright, causing him to struggle with outside pitches.
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