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double standard

noun [C]
 
 
a situation in which people are given different treatment in an unfair way: [usually plural] Critics accused the government of double standards in its policies.Morality and rules of behaviour
Translations of “double standard”
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙重標準…
in Russian двойной стандарт…
in Turkish çifte standart/uygulama/muamele/işlem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双重标准…
in Polish podwójny standard, niekonsekwentne zasady, niejednakowa miara…
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