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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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Taking Docksider as a yard stick, Central Park will certainly have his supporters next Saturday.
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.
'This provides for a yard stick that can be used for comparison.
Besides, he said the personal credibility of President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo were considered also like a yard stick in adopting the duo as their choice in the forthcoming presidential election.
Quality will be the only yard stick in our whole educational reforms initiatives and there would be no compromise on it.
Briefing was also given to the participants on the ratio of bed-to-doctor and nurses percentage and recommendations were given to enhance the Human Resource in the Teaching Hospitals according to the yard stick.
He stressed that citizenship is the yard stick for dealing with all citizens, referring to the representation of Copts in the state legislature.
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.
He said transparency, no favoritism, and crystal clear process are yard stick of Punjab Privatization Board.
"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."
"Coventry are a big name in the first division and that is what we are aspiring to be so we will use it as a good yard stick to see how far away we are from becoming a top eight side in Division One.