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standing

  
  ( standings    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Someone's standing is their reputation or status.  
with supp, oft adj N, with poss  
...an artist of international standing..., He has improved his country's standing abroad...     
2       n-count   A party's or person's standing is their popularity.  
usu sing, with poss  
But, as the opinion poll shows, the party's standing with the people at large has never been so low...     
3       adj   You use standing to describe something which is permanently in existence.  
ADJ n   (=permanent)  
Israel has a relatively small standing army and its strength is based on its reserves..., Elizabeth had a standing invitation to stay with her.     
4   
    free-standing  
    long-standing  
5    You can use the expression of many years' standing to say that something has had a particular function or someone has had a particular role for many years. For example, if a place is your home of ten years' standing, it has been your home for ten years.  
WRITTEN  
of many years' standing             phrase   n PHR  
...a Congressman of 24 years' standing..., My girlfriend of long standing left me.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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year, yearn, yea, yeast

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
n.
a very creative person; someone who is always able to come up with fresh ideas
[Bus.]
exp.
come on
Slang; written abbreviation, there`s no difference in pronunciation for "c`mon "and "come on".
exp.
quit disobeying; start acting like someone would want to
E.g. Finally, her husband has come to heel and they will buy a new car, as she wants.
n.
person born at the end of the 90s ; persons starting their teen life of the beginning of the years 2000
n.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
adj.
happening once a year
Ex.: My favorite annual event is Christmas because I eat my mother's great feast and get christmas presents from Santa Claus.
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
id.
consider something seriously and start taking actions about it
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context

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