Definition Standard

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Definition

a standard: a level, a grade, a measure, a guideline
noun
Your standards of service have declined. I was waiting to talk to someone in your call center for 30 minutes, in the past I haven't waited more than 5 minutes.

(a) standard (model): (a) normal, usual, average, regular (model)
adjective

Examples

  • "I am writing to complain about the standard of customer support I received from one of your employees."
  • "To help us maintain the high standards of our consulting group, we would greatly appreciate if you could take a few moments to fill in the attached performance evaluation form for our employee, Robert Tiberius Carter."
  • "The airline is set to revolutionise the low-cost airline industry, setting new standards in price, comfort, service and destination options."
  • "If there is, I'm afraid he'll have to take the standard business class vegetarian meal."
  • "Kevin : My boss will be thrilled that we've found a manufacturing source which meets all international labor standards and produces everything we need for so little!"
  • "Embarrassed zoo employees say that killing such "problem animals" is standard procedure, and reported that Shoshana will be given a lethal injection in a private ceremony attended by only a veterinarian and a priest."
  • "I regret to inform you that the standard of service provided by the cleaner you sent us, Mr. Jorge Miguel Santa Maria Jesus, is totally unsatisfactory."
  • "But then, not a lot of companies have the same high standards as Delavigne."
  • "Standard Microtosh Office software has been installed and we have set up your e-mail account."
  • "There is a great deal of pressure for American companies to adhere to international human rights standards."

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