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uphold

US [ʌpˈhoʊld]
UK [ʌpˈhəʊld]
  • v.支持;维持(原判);受理(申诉)
  • Web举起;维护;坚持
Past Tense:upheld  Simple Present:upholds  Present Participle:upholding  
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v.
1.
~ sth
支持,维护(正义等)to support sth that you think is right and make sure that it continues to exist
We have a duty to uphold the law.
维护法律是我们的责任。
2.
~ sth
维持(原判);受理(申诉)to agree that a previous decision was correct or that a request is reasonable
to uphold a conviction/an appeal/a complaint
维持原判;受理上诉╱申诉

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