how to pronounce standing


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The above transcription of standing is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

standing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of standing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… one of the longest standing CEOs I think …”

meanings of standing


  1. Not movable; fixed.
  2. Erect, not cut down.
  3. Remaining in force or status.
  4. Performed from an erect position.
  5. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting.
  6. Stagnant; not moving or flowing.


  1. The act of a person who stands, or a place where someone stands. I will provide you and your fellows of a good standing to see his entry.
  2. Position or reputation in society or a profession.
  3. Duration.
  4. Room in which to park a vehicle or vehicles.
  5. The position of a team in a league or of a player in a list.
  6. The right of a party to bring a legal action, based on the relationship between that party and the matter to which the action relates.


  1. Present participle of stand.


  1. A surname​.

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