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Spanish translation of “standard”

standard

noun /ˈstӕndəd/
something used as a basis of measurement
estándar
The kilogram is the international standard of weight.
a basis for judging quality, or a level of excellence aimed at, required or achieved
principios, criterios
You can’t judge an amateur artist’s work by the same standards as you would judge that of a trained artist high standards of behaviour His performance did not reach the required standard.
a flag or carved figure etc fixed to a pole and carried eg at the front of an army going into battle.
bandera
standardize verb ( (also standardiseBritish)) to make or keep (eg products) of one size, shape etc for the sake of convenience etc
seguir un patrón
The company’s job descriptions have been standardized.
standardization noun ( (also standardisationBritish))
estandarización
standard-bearer noun a person who carries a standard or banner.
abanderado
be up to / below standard to (fail to) achieve the required standard
cumplir/ no cumplir la norma
Her work is well up to standard.
standard of living noun the level of comfort and welfare achieved in any particular society
el nivel de vida
The family enjoys a comfortable standard of living.
(Definition of standard from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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