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standing

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈstæn.dɪŋ/

standing noun [U] (REPUTATION)

reputation, rank, or position in an area of activity, system, or organization: As a pathologist of considerable standing, his opinion will have a lot of influence. A financial scandal would shake the Institute's standing in the international academic community.
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standing noun [U] (TIME)

formal the time for which something has existed: One member, of twelve years' standing on the committee, resigned in protest at the changes.
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standing

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈstæn.dɪŋ/
permanent, rather than formed or created when necessary: a standing committee You know you have a standing invitation to come and stay anytime you're in town.
Translations of “standing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲譽, 聲譽,名聲, 級別…
in Russian репутация, положение…
in Turkish saygınlık, itibar, şöhret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声誉, 声誉,名声, 级别…
in Polish pozycja…
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