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standard

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstændəd/
QUALITY B2 a level of quality, especially a level that is acceptable: a high standard of service low safety standards His work was below standard (= not acceptable). She sets very high standards for herself.Quality and standard
BEHAVIOUR a level of behaviour, especially a level that is acceptable: [usually plural] high moral standards →  See also double standard Quality and standard
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