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  • n. The status of a member of a profession who is not suspended or disbarred, and is registered with a proper authority and has paid any registration fees
  • n. The status of a person who is known to be of good character and to be trustworthy


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  • Remember that you're still an employee in good standing with Coldstripe.

    Flinx In Flux

  • I was roundly praised by the Priesthood Council, again a member in good standing of the Brotherhood of the Lord.

    Keep Sweet

  • Conference doing the work of the General Conference by passing a resolution to the effect, that, "All African preachers coming to join us from the Methodist Connection, and who are in good standing and well recommended, shall be received into our Conferences, as our own preachers are, by the recommendation of our Quarterly Meeting Conference."

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • When Jugurtha sent his agents to demand that Bomilcar be released on bail — or at least that he be confined in the house of a citizen of good standing rather than in the tumbledown chaos of the Lautumiae — the request was refused.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Board [The State Board of Control] shall provide at least one hour, on the first day of each week, between nine o'clock a.m. and five o'clock p. m., for religious instruction to inmates of all prisons and r eformatories under its control, during which clergymen of good standing in any church or denomination may freely administer and impart religious rites and instruction to those desiring the same.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • On account of the small membership of the Conference, in order to organize the electoral bureau, the Bishop appointed Brother Clarke Bode, a member in good standing in the Church, a teller, and Rev. John Hurst as secretary.

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • After a surprising amount of discussion my resignation put a different aspect on the matter; it also led to the satisfactiory ruling that I could exchange pulpits not only with this minister, but with any other in good standing in his own church.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • The court also said that lawyers must be in good standing with the Illinois Bar Association and be familiar with the ethics, practice procedures and rules of the trial and appellate courts.

    Defending the Damned


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