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Main Entry: 1stanĚdard
Pronunciation: primarystressstan-dschward
Function: noun
1 a : a figure used as an emblem by an organized body of people <the eagle was the Roman legion's standard> b : the personal flag of the ruler of a state
2 a : something set up by authority or by general consent as a rule for measuring or as a model <a standard of weight> <standards of good manners> b : the basis of value in a monetary system <the gold standard>
3 : a structure that serves as a support <a lamp standard>

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