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[n] any distinctive flag
[n] an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support); "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
[n] the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
[n] a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
[n] the value behind the money in a monetary system
[n] a board measure = 1980 board feet
[adj] commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard car equipment"
[adj] regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"
[adj] established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"
[adj] conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"
[adj] (linguistics) conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)

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