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Uphold

uphold vt

-held
-hold·ing
: to judge valid
: let stand [ an award]
;specif
: to hold constitutional [ the practice of having religious invocations and benedictions at high school graduation ceremonies "Sands v. Morongo Unified Sch. Dist. , 809 P.2d 809 (1991)(dissent)"] [ a statute]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.