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"touchstone" in British English

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touchstonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʌtʃ.stəʊn/  us   /-stoʊn/
an ​establishedstandard or ​principle by which something is ​judged: Until ​relativelyrecently, the ​Japanesecarindustry was the touchstone ofinternationalsuccess.
(Definition of touchstone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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touchstonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʌtʃˌstoʊn/
a ​basicprinciple for ​judgingquality: Perfect ​service is the touchstone of a ​finerestaurant.
(Definition of touchstone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “touchstone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 检验标准,试金石…
in Turkish mihenk taşı…
in Russian критерий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 檢驗標準,試金石…
in Polish sprawdzian, probierz…
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