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single standard

a single set of principles or rules applying to everyone, as a single moral code applying to both men and women, especially in sexual behavior.
Compare double standard.
Origin of single standard
1880-85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But getting botanists to agree on a single standard has been challenging because of the genetic diversity of plants.
  • The interment of two cremains shall be allowed in a single standard space.
  • Please note that there is no single standard that sets out how these programs use and apply the poverty guidelines.
  • Adopt a single standard, but allow flexibility at local level where possible.

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