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English definition of “standard of living”

standard of living

noun [C usually sing]  /ˈstæn·dərd əv ˈlɪv·ɪŋ/
the level of wealth and comfort people have in a particular society: Our country has a very high standard of living.
(Definition of standard of living noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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