Meaning of “standard” - Learner’s Dictionary

standard

noun [ C ] uk us /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.
BEHAVIOUR

a level of behaviour, especially a level that is acceptable:

[ usually plural ] high moral standards
→ See also double standard

(Definition of “standard noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)