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standard

Definitions


[ˈstandəd], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a level of quality or attainment
(e.g: their restaurant offers a high standard of service)

- something used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations
(e.g: the wages are low by today's standards)

- (especially with reference to jazz or blues) a tune or song of established popularity.

- a military or ceremonial flag carried on a pole or hoisted on a rope.

- a tree or shrub that grows on an erect stem of full height.

- an upright water or gas pipe.


Phrases:
- raise one's standard

Origin:
Middle English (denoting a flag raised on a pole as a rallying point, the authorized exemplar of a unit of measurement, or an upright timber): shortening of Old French estendart, from estendre ‘extend’; in standard (sense 4 of the noun, standard sense 5 of the noun, standard sense 6 of the noun), influenced by the verb stand


[ˈstandəd], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- used or accepted as normal or average
(e.g: the standard rate of income tax)

- (of a tree or shrub) growing on an erect stem of full height
(e.g: standard trees are useful for situations where immediate height is needed)


Phrases:
- raise one's standard

Origin:




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