Meaning of “on standby” in the English Dictionary

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"on standby" in American English

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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)