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standing
British English: /ˈstandɪŋ/
American English: /ˈstændɪŋ/

Translation of standing in French:

noun

  • 1 (reputation)
    réputation (f) , rang (m) (among parmi) (with chez)
    academic/professional standing
    réputation (f) académique/professionnelle
    of high ou considerable standing
    très réputé
  • 2 (length of time) of long standing
    de longue date
    of ten years' standing
    vieux/vieille de dix ans

adjective

  • 2 (continuing)
    (rule, invitation)
    permanent
    his absent-mindedness is a standing joke among his friends
    sa distraction est un constant sujet de plaisanterie pour ses amis
    it's a standing joke that she always forgets her key
    tout le monde sait qu'elle oublie toujours sa clé
  • 3 (Sport) (from standing position)
    (jump)
    sans élan
    to make a jump from a standing start
    sauter sans élan

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