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adjective     standing pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    always existing
    standing invitation:

    We have a standing invitation to stay with Jen and Mike whenever we want.

  2. 2
    standing water is very still and does not flow
  3. 3
    done from a position in which you are standing on both feet

    a standing jump

    The 5,000 meters begins from a standing start.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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