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stance

1. Sport the posture assumed when about to play the ball, as in golf, cricket, etc.
2. Scot a place where buses or taxis wait
3. Mountaineering a place at the top of a pitch where a climber can stand and belay
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Al-Jubeir added that they discussed the Qatari crisis in addition to terrorism and extremism in Syria, Iraq and the Middle East, stressing the Saudi-US identical views towards most issues without going into details with regard to the two countries' stances because they are very clear.
There's nothing new about the stances that were echoed at Riyadh summit," he told the Voice of Lebanon radio station.
MP Murad praised the Mauritanian supportive stances toward Bahrain, mainly during the 2011 crisis, pointing out the significance of unifying Arab and Islamic stances in the interest of their people.
Ten elite professional ballet dancers were compared to ten untrained subjects, measuring the motion of the center of pressure (COP) across a set of five stances with different foot configurations.
If, similar to Cooper, you have an arm, shoulder or back injury and you can't do either stance in its purest form, then modify the stances.
Saudi Arabia is a strong country thanks to its leaders and to its honourable stances at the Arab and Islamic levels.
He expressed thanks to President Al-Bashir over the stance of his stances in support of stability and Yemen.
We reiterate our stance on calm expression of stances and refraining from violence.
Damascus, (SANA) - Syrian Singer Mayada al-Hinawi affirmed that she wouldn't abandon her national stances whatsoever the price was.
Saudi Arabia's honorable decision to apologize for not accepting the non-permanent membership at the UN Security Council reflected clearly and boldly the stances of many countries which share its desire to enable the Council to carry out its duties in achieving justice and maintaining international peace and security effectively and practically," Bahrain's Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa said in a statement, forwarded by BNA.
A clarification of the Arab stance on the developments in the "Arab Spring" and the events in Syria should be expected to constitute support and political leverage for the stances taken by Lebanon's UN delegation, as the representative of Arab states on the Security Council.
Stances include issues such as how learners learn, what effective classroom instruction looks like, and how to prepare teachers to meet the needs of diverse learners.