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standard of livingnoun [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.
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standard of livingnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   plural standards of living
ECONOMICS the degree of comfort that people in a particular social class, country, etc. have, and the number and types of products and services that they can buy: a basic/comfortable/decent standard of living Most people are failing to save enough to provide them with a decent standard of living in retirement. a high/low/reasonable standard of living improve/maintain/raise your standard of living
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Translations of “standard of living”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活水平…
in Turkish yaşam standardı, yaşam düzeyi…
in Russian уровень жизни…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活水準…
in Polish poziom życia, stopa życiowa…
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