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Definition of stand down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

stand down

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1stand down (as something) to leave a job or position He stood down to make way for someone younger.
  2. 2(of a witness) to leave the witness box / stand in court after giving evidence
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