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standard

adjective
 
 
/ˈstændəd/
B2 usual and not special: standard procedure/practice Standard and routine
Translations of “standard”
in Korean 보통의…
in Arabic عادي…
in Portuguese padrão, comum, usual…
in Catalan estàndard…
in Japanese 普通の, 通常の…
in Italian standard, normale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標準的, 規範的, 通常的…
in Russian стандартный, обычный…
in Turkish normal, olağan, standart…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标准的, 规范的, 通常的…
in Polish standardowy, rutynowy…
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