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grandstand

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NounEdit

grandstand (plural grandstands)

  1. The seating area at a stadium or arena; the bleachers.
  2. The audience at a public event.

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VerbEdit

grandstand (third-person singular simple present grandstands, present participle grandstanding, simple past and past participle grandstanded)

  1. (intransitive) To behave dramatically or showily to impress an audience or observers; to pander to a crowd.
    Many politicians prefer to grandstand on hot-button issues rather than enact tough policy changes.

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