how to pronounce upstanding


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upstanding is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… logical thing for any upstanding law …”

meanings of upstanding


  1. Standing up.
  2. Honest; reputable; respectable.


  1. Present participle of upstand.

upstanding frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word upstanding occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics upstanding can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that upstanding can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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