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speak up for

Definition of speak up for in English:

Speak in support of: there was no independent body to speak up for press freedoms
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  • To speak up for or defend animals who cannot defend themselves against abuse is not a crime, nor should it ever be one.
  • Orwell spoke up for what he saw as common human decencies - but these decencies were politically marginal, and thus in a sense not common at all.
  • Jack Locke is a person who speaks up for what he believes in.
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