on standby Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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on standby

ready to ​work or be used if ​necessary: Hospitals are on ​standby to ​care for ​casualties of the ​crash.

on standby

ready to ​work or be used if ​necessary: Hospitals are on ​standby to ​care for ​casualties of the ​crash.
(Definition of on standby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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