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STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war.

STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; Money.

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To change your standard of living, you would need to become a producer, not a mere consumer of what others produce.
Louis and Nashville were the only ones that could simultaneously claim a higher-than-average standard of living, a lower-than-average cost of living and moderate income inequality.
People's predictions of whether children today will have a higher standard of living than that of their parents reflect their perceived potential for economic progress.
If other conditions are the same, the larger this percentage, the higher the standard of living will be.
The independent variables included number of surviving children (0, 1, 2, and >2), household standard of living (very low, low, average, high, and very high), religion (Hindu, Muslim, and others), years of schooling of the women and their husbands (0,1-8,9-12, and >12), and residence (rural and urban).
Over 370 million Indian Muslims remain keen to explore what remedial measures, if at all, are being considered to rectify the situation and improve their standard of living. -- Dr.
In an editorial titled ' Certificate of Appreciation to UAE', the ECSSR daily bulletin Akhbar Al Sa'a (News of the Hour) assured that the attention and care of the leadership to raise the citizens' standard of living are not limited only to the physical assets relating to housing, health, education, employment and infrastructure, but also extended to other aspects that relate to respect of human rights and cultural openness besides promoting the values of tolerance, justice and acceptance of others and other values.
Weighting by the populations of each country and taking an average, if the standard of living in each country were the same, we'd need to get by on about a third of what we have now.
The labour camp developments, which were structured and financed by Venture Capital Bank (VCB) and Kuwait Finance House (KFH) respectively, aim to raise the standard of living for Dubai's labour community.
The gap in the standard of living, when compared to overseas, used to be far greater and has narrowed with the economic boom since 2002.
Without contents, a person will not be able to maintain a normal standard of living. Without a bed, sleeping is certainly uncomfortable, and without tables, chairs, and other furniture, daily living is practically impossible.
He also created a new Standard of Living Improvement monthly allowance ranging between BD50 and BD60 for needy civilian and military employees and BD75 for pensioners.

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