Translation of "standby" - English-Spanish dictionary

standby

noun uk /ˈstænd·baɪ/ us /ˈstændˌbɑɪ/
be on standby

to be ready to do something or to be used if needed

estar preparado/en modo de espera
I left the TV on standby.

(Translation of “standby” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)