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noun standing pronunciation in British English /ˈstændɪŋ/
  1. 1
    [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 centre of international standing

    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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