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standard of living

noun [C usually sing]  us   /ˈstæn·dərd əv ˈlɪv·ɪŋ/
the level of wealth and comfort people have in a particular society: Our country has a very high standard of living.
Translations of “standard of living”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活水準…
in Russian уровень жизни…
in Turkish yaşam standardı, yaşam düzeyi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活水平…
in Polish poziom życia, stopa życiowa…
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