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yardstick

noun aspect, benchmark, borderline indiiation, boundary, confinement, dictate, dimension, formula, gauge, general guideline, guide, guideline, idea, instruction, key, limitation, margin, marker, measure, outer limits, parameter, perimeter, restraint, restriction, rule, specific, standard
See also: criterion
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However, as in Ansley-Sheppard-Burgess, the Tax Court determined that the substantial identity of results test is not an appropriate yard stick for determining whether income and expenses from services are clearly reflected under the cash method.
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He stressed that citizenship is the yard stick for dealing with all citizens, referring to the representation of Copts in the state legislature.
Let there be rule of law and accountability of media by same yard stick for everyone and let media never ever dare to make fun of state institutions and its representatives.
TIP economic agenda is the combination of increasing income and economizing of resources, we need increase tax to GDP rate at 10-15 percent with a yard stick of bringing taxable income across the board, which includes all segments of the economy, which generate income no privilege to any segment.
He said, "We have implemented 80 percent of the manifesto of the party and in all the bye-elections in the country, the PPP or its allies won these elections so this is the yard stick for the success of the party.
A*Eo Crying is an important and necessary part of this process A C Yes, it is however not everyone cries and more importantly not everyone is comfortable crying in the presence of others, while others can cry us a river quite uninhibitedly so try and not use this as a yard stick for how difficult or easy the grieving process is for someone.
It's yet another yard stick upon which we may judge a business or product's credibility and thus buying power.
The winner is a fair yard stick in races of this nature and while the selection has to shoulder top weight, he may credit Vinny Keane with a welcome change of luck.
Now, God help us, the government is considering using happiness as a yard stick.
But this will be a new challenge for this Welsh team, and being able to go to such a hostile environment and try to beat them in their own back yard is another learning curve and a yard stick to see how far Wales have come on.