Translation of "standby" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈstændbaɪ/ (plural standbys)

someone or something extra that is ready to be used if needed

yedek, yedekte olan kimse/nesne; stok
We kept our old TV as a standby in case the new one broke.
be on standby

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

yedekte olmak, yedek olmak
Police were on standby in case there was any trouble after the game.

(Translation of “standby” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)