standing adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “standing” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective [always before noun]
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-standing Humour and humorous
Translations of “standing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 永久的,長期的, 常設的…
in Russian постоянный…
in Turkish daimî, kalıcı, sürekli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 永久的,长期的, 常设的…
in Polish stały…
(Definition of standing adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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