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standing
Inglés americano: /ˈstændɪŋ/
Inglés británico: /ˈstandɪŋ/

Traducción de standing en español:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (position) his standing in the community
    la posición que tiene or el lugar que ocupa en la comunidad
    a person of high/low social standing
    una persona de posición social alta/baja
    an establishment of high standing
    un establecimiento de gran categoría or de alto standing
    a magazine of some standing
    una revista de cierto prestigio
    she's in very good standing with the party chiefs
    los jefes del partido la tienen en gran estima
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • For centuries, spouse selection was subject to family status and social standing.
    • All of these arguments for social equality rightly stress the importance of people's social status or public standing.
    • University status will strengthen the institute's academic reputation and international standing.
    1.2 (duration) an agreement of long standing
    un acuerdo vigente desde hace tiempo
    friends of more than 20 years' standing
    amigos desde hace más de 20 años
    a practice of many years' standing
    una práctica muy antigua or que lleva establecida muchos años

adjective before noun, no comparative

  • 1.1 (permanent) standing charge
    cuota (feminine) fija
    (for utilities)
    cuota (feminine) abono
    we have a standing invitation to stay with them
    estamos invitados a ir a quedarnos en su casa cuando queramos
    it's a standing offer
    la oferta está siempre en pie
    it's a standing joke that he never pays for a single drink
    tiene fama de no invitar nunca a una copa
    1.2 (upright, not seated) standing room only!
    ¡no quedan asientos!
    she got a standing ovation
    se pusieron de pie para aplaudirla
    a standing jump
    un salto sin carrera
    60 mph from a standing start in five seconds
    de 0 a 60 mph en cinco segundos
    from a standing start, she has achieved …
    partiendo desde cero, ha logrado …
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • After millennia of dreaming of flight, the human race went from a standing start at Kitty Hawk to the moon in 66 years.
    • He has quick heels certainly but most impressive is his speed and direction from a standing start - something that Robinson has yet to master.
    • The brake is applied automatically once the engine is switched off, and released automatically when the car moves off from a standing start.
    1.3 (stagnant)
    (water)
    estancado
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Mold growth should be suspected wherever there are water stains, standing water or moist surfaces.
    • Police say heavy rain and standing water on the road surface may have been a contributory factor in the collision.
    • With deep, standing water on many major and minor roads, driving conditions were hazardous and there were disruptions to rail services in many areas.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The army's standing field forces consist of three mechanized brigade groups.
    • Indonesia saw the peacekeeping force as a standing army ready to go to any embattled country to help to restore civil order.
    • The force will not be a standing army but will have a permanent headquarters in Brussels and will be formed at short notice.

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