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noun standing pronunciation in American English /ˈstændɪŋ/
  1. 2
    [uncountable] the status or reputation that someone or something has

    This latest scandal will undoubtedly have affected his standing with his colleagues.

    of high/great/considerable etc. standing:

    We are delighted to be working with a company of such high standing.

    a research center of international standing

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    1. a.
      used about people's social status

      People's jobs are an important measure of social standing.

      The owner of this house would have been a man of standing in Roman society.

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    2. b.
      someone's success or status as measured in numbers, for example in an opinion poll

      The president's current high standing in the polls is not likely to last.

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