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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STANDOUT

Work was suspended and after but a brief "standout" the whole ended in a complete victory for the workingmen.

A picture should not "standout" from its frame, but should go back into it, reaching even into infinity.

WORD ORIGIN

also stand-out, 1898, "a strike by workers," from stand (v.) + out. Meaning "one who is eminent" is from 1928; as an adjective in this sense from 1932.

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