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Meaning of STANDBY

Pronunciation:  'stand`bI

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  something that can be relied on when needed
  2. [n]  an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
  3. [adj]  ready for emergency use; "a standby generator"; "a standby crew"
 

STANDBY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: secondary, understudy
 
 See Also: actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian, thing

 

 

 

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