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Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
a staunch supporter or adherent; one who can be relied upon.
something upon which one can rely and therefore choose or use regularly.
something or someone held ready to serve as a substitute, especially a radio or television program used as a filler in case of cancellation of a regularly scheduled program.
a traveler who is waiting for last-minute accommodations to become available on a plane, train, or other transport as a result of a cancellation.
kept readily available for use in an emergency, shortage, or the like:
a standby player.
of or relating to last-minute accommodations, the transport that offers them, or a traveler who is waiting for them:
a standby flight.
of or relating to a waiting period.
in a state of readiness to act, respond, or be used immediately when needed.
noun, adj. use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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