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stand your ground

or stand-your-ground

[stand-yer-ground] /ˈstænd yərˈgraʊnd/
adjective, Law.
1.
relating to or denoting a legal principle or law that eliminates the duty to retreat by allowing, as a first response, self-defense by deadly force:
We’re proud to represent Florida, the first stand your ground state.
Origin of stand your ground
2005
First recorded in 2005
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