Definitions of "standing"
  1. The condition of persisting indefinitely in existence, use, or effectiveness
  2. The position of being permitted to assert or enforce legal rights or obligations in a legal setting due to having a significant, safeguardable interest in the result of a valid dispute and typically experiencing or threatened with legitimate harm
  3. A rule that mandates a party to have standing to validate the court's authority to implement remedies
How to use "standing" in a sentence
  1. The environmental group claimed they had standing to sue due to the potential harm to the area they work to protect.
  2. The court examined whether she had standing to file a lawsuit because her interests were directly affected by the issue.
  3. The case was dismissed because the plaintiffs did not have standing, as the outcome did not directly influence them.

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