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Meaning of “double standard” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of double standard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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double standardnoun [C]

 /ˈdʌb·əl ˈstæn·dərd/
the ​habit of ​treating one ​groupdifferently than another when both ​groups should be ​treated the same
(Definition of double standard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “double standard”
in Chinese (Simplified) 双重标准…
in Turkish çifte standart/uygulama/muamele/işlem…
in Russian двойной стандарт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙重標準…
in Polish podwójny standard, niekonsekwentne zasady, niejednakowa miara…
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