stand‧ing1 [only before noun]
permanently agreed or arranged:
You have to pay standing charges whether or not you use the service.
standing invitation (=permission to visit someone whenever you like)
a standing army (=a professional permanent army)
A standing committee was established to coordinate the army and navy.
done from a standing position:
The runners set off from a standing start.
standing ovation (=when people stand up to clap after a performance)
something that happens often and that people make jokes about:
The whole incident became a standing joke between us.