a level or degree of quality that is considered proper or acceptable
average quality; specified level of proficiency
distinctive ceremonial flag; carved figure, image, etc. fixed to a pole
upright pole or stand
serving as, used as or conforming to a standard; widely accepted as the usual form
average, normal or usual; not special or unusual
of generally recognized and accepted authority or merit
"the schools comply with federal standards"
"they set the measure for all subsequent work"
"they live by the standards of their community"
"distance was marked by standards every mile"
"lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
"windows of standard width"
"the standard fixtures"
"standard operating procedure"
"standard car equipment"
"a standard reference work"
"the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
"received standard English is sometimes called the King's English"
"a standard size"
"a stock item"
Nations..were ready to join his standard.
出自： T. Arnold
The black eagle is the standard of Prussia.
出自： E. B. Pusey
误 He has moved to the country because the standard of living is lower there than in the city.
正 He has moved to the country because the cost of living is lower there than in the city.
析 standard of living或living standard 是“生活水平”; cost of living 或 living cost 是“生活费用”。两者含义不同,不能混淆。