Hindi translation of 'standby'
standby /ˈstændbaɪ ˈस्टैन्ड्बाइ/
Word forms: standbys
1. countable noun
A standby is someone or something that is always ready to be used if they are needed.
जरूरत होने पर उपयोग किए जाने के लिए हरदम तैयार वस्तु या व्यक्ति mn
We selected a standby from our second team.
If someone or something is on standby, they are ready to be used if they are needed.
किसी भी क्षण उपयोग के लिए तैयार स्थिति में
3. adjective before noun
A standby ticket for something such as the theatre or a plane journey is a cheap ticket that you buy just before the performance starts or the plane takes off, if there are still some seats left.
...standby flights from New York.
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Example Sentences Including 'standby'
A friend telephoned a short time ago to ask if I could babysit for her: their usual standby has `flu.Murky Shallows
There was widespread panic and confusion as acrid smoke blotted out the standby lighting system.A Song at Twilight
There's a helicopter on standby at a military air-base on the outskirts of the city.Code Breaker
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'standby' in Other Languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: de última hora
- Chinese: 剩余的
- European Spanish: de última hora
- French: stand-by
- German: Standby-
- Italian: stand by
- Japanese: 直前で空席があれば発行される格安切符
- Korean: 대기자 용의
- Portuguese: de última hora
- Spanish: de última hora
Translation of standby from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary