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English definition of “standing”

standing

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˈstændɪŋ/
permanent and not only created when necessary: a standing committee He has a standing invitation to stay at our house.Continuous and permanent
a standing joke a situation that a group of people often make jokes about: The poor quality of his work has become a standing joke in the office. → See also long-standingHumour and humorous
(Definition of standing adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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