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standing

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈstæn·dɪŋ/

standing adjective [not gradable] (PERMANENT)

permanent or always continuing to exist or happen: African-Americans headed five standing committees in the House of Representatives.

standing adjective [not gradable] (VERTICAL)

in a vertical position: Only one building was left standing after the earthquake.

standing

noun  us   /ˈstæn·dɪŋ/

standing noun (RANK)

rank, position, or reputation in an area of activity, system, or organization: [U] Financial scandal will affect the institute’s standing in the academic community. [U] You must pay dues to remain a member in good standing. Standings are ranked lists of people or things: [pl] the league standings
Translations of “standing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲譽, 聲譽,名聲, 級別…
in Russian репутация, положение…
in Turkish saygınlık, itibar, şöhret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声誉, 声誉,名声, 级别…
in Polish pozycja…
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