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standing

US [ˈstændɪŋ]
UK ['stændɪŋ]
  • n.地位;身份;级别;名声
  • adj.长期存在的;永久性的;常设的;站着进行的
  • v.“stand”的现在分词
  • Web站立式;直立的;持续
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adj.
— see also
free-standing
1.
长期存在的;永久性的;常设的existing or arranged permanently, not formed or made for a particular situation
a standing army
常备军
a standing charge(= an amount of money that you pay in order to use a service, such as gas or water)
长期支付的开销
a standing committee
常务委员会
It's a standing joke(= something that a group of people regularly laugh at).
那是一个活笑柄。
We have a standing invitation to visit them anytime.
他们邀请我们随时去他们家做客。
2.
站着进行的done from a position in which you are standing rather than sitting or running
a standing jump/start
立定跳远;站立式起跑
The speaker got a standing ovation(= people stood up to clap after the speech).
演讲者赢得了听众的起立鼓掌。
n.
1.
[u]
地位;级别;身份;名声the position or reputation of sb/sth within a group of people or in an organization
the high/low standing of politicians with the public
在公众中声望高╱低的政治人物
The contract has no legal standing.
那份合同在法律上没有约束力。
2.
[u]
持续时间the period of time that sth has existed
a friendship of many years' standing
多年的友情
3.
[pl]
(运动员或运动队比赛成绩的)排名,名次a list of people, teams, etc. showing their positions in a sports competition

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