an established rule, standard, or principle, on which a judgment is based
"the schools comply with federal standards"
"they set the measure for all subsequent work"
"they live by the standards of their community"
Medical treatment and care..should be made available to rich and poor alike in accordance with medical need and by no other criterion.
出自： A. Bevan
Hoping to find a criterion to distinguish statements from performatives.
出自： J. L. Austin