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stay

Law the suspension of a judicial proceeding, etc.

stay

[stā]
(engineering)
In a structure, a tensile member which holds other members of the structure rigidly in position.

stay

1. Anything that stiffens or helps to maintain a frame or other structure, as a strut or brace.
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Stay the Course students are paired with a Navigator--a case manager who walks with them for up to three years of their college career, helping them traverse the school system and overcome the obstacles that normally derail their education.
Women's perception of power must change for more women to stay the course to reach leadership positions.
We will stay the course, we will complete the job in Iraq.
A business plan provides a road map--a sound investment approach based on the tenets of prudent investing--and the discipline to stay the course.
In addition to total force integration, we will stay the course and implement those programs that are currently in development.
Ford demand the new leader stay the course, and if so, will that leader stay?
When they do, you must decide whether to pass through them or stay the course.
approval, stay the course, and leave the door open for more troops.