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noun as in ideals

noun as in values

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As a result, no single research group or company has funded a large, randomized controlled trial of plasma, the highest standard of clinical evidence.

From Quartz

Meanwhile government subsidies, intended to support OEMs during the pandemic and help automakers hit new emission standards, have reduced costs of local production.

From Fortune

The officers were placed on administrative leave, standard practice in a shooting by police.

From Fortune

Apple faces a backlash from some developers who say its standard App Store fee of up to 30% and other policies are unfair and designed to benefit iPhone maker’s own services.

From Fortune

American says these features have been standard since the late 1990s.

From Fortune

Her Miss America win transcended mere superficial beauty standards.

States were encouraged and allowed to lower standards to make it appear they were improving.

There was virtually no government oversight of safety and operational standards.

Do we critique those women who would modify themselves just to reach those standards?

Are the standards for female beauty in Hollywood ridiculous?

Their standards had nothing in common; in the one honour could conquer ambition, in the other ambition knew no rules of honour.

In the stables and enclosures were pure-bred cattle and sheep, the nucleus of tribal flocks and herds of better standards.

The same thing is true concerning standards of capacity, and standards of weight.

Secondly, an extraordinary phenomenon like an Attentat cannot be measured by the narrow standards of legality.

He ought to have known that nothing is more offensive to free and proud nations than the sight of foreign uniforms and standards.


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On this page you'll find 265 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to standards, such as: belief, conduct, conscience, convention, conventionalities, and criteria.

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