Definition of Standdown in English :

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Standdown meaning in English

Meaning of Standdown in English

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1. stand-down, standdown

a suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness

2. stand-down, standdown

(military) a temporary stop of offensive military action

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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the action of ending military activities or active duty temporarily, or a period or condition of being temporarily relieved from active duty
We traditionally provide our soldiers with a 24-hour stand-down prior to commencing operations.
an organized cessation of work, or the state of being stopped from working for a period of time

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see synonyms of standdown
A relaxation from a state of readiness or alert.

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