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yardstick

noun [C] uk   /ˈjɑːd.stɪk/  us   /ˈjɑːrd-/
a fact or standard by which you can judge the success or value of something: Productivity is not the only yardstick of success.
Translations of “yardstick”
in Chinese (Traditional) 評判尺度, 衡量標準, 準繩…
in Russian мерило, критерий…
in Turkish kıstas, ölçüt, kriter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评判尺度, 衡量标准, 准绳…
in Polish miara…
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