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Definition of grandstanding noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˈɡrændˌstændɪŋ//
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(especially in business, politics, etc.) the fact of behaving or speaking in a way that is intended to make people impressed in order to gain some advantage for yourself She accused her opponent of engaging in cheap political grandstanding in front of the TV cameras.
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