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  • lower the standard — make the basis for judgment lower, lower the expected level …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The Standard State Zoning Enabling Act — was written by a New York City commission headed by Edward Bassett and signed by Mayor John Purroy Mitchel in 1916 to regulate buildings and land usage in New York City. It was bought forth as part of the reaction to the construction of the… …   Wikipedia

  • lower the bar — see ↑bar, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑lower * * * lower the ˈbar idiom to set a new, lower standard of quality or performance • In the current economic climate we may need to lower the bar on quotas. Opp …   Useful english dictionary

  • maintained the standard — did not lower the level of quality, did not embarrass the company with low quality work …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To lower the flag — Flag Flag, n. [Cf. LG. & G. flagge, Sw. flagg, Dan. flag, D. vlag. See {Flag} to hang loose.] 1. That which flags or hangs down loosely. [1913 Webster] 2. A cloth usually bearing a device or devices and used to indicate nationality, party, etc.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Standard deviation — In probability and statistics, the standard deviation is a measure of the dispersion of a collection of values. It can apply to a probability distribution, a random variable, a population or a data set. The standard deviation is usually denoted… …   Wikipedia

  • standard of living — noun a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group (Freq. 2) they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • standard of life — noun a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Standard Mandarin — Standard Mandarin, also known as Standard Spoken Chinese, is the official modern Chinese spoken language used in mainland China and Taiwan, and is one of the four official languages of Singapore.The phonology of Standard Mandarin is based on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lower Yangtze Mandarin — Xiajiang Guanhua Spoken in Huai and Yangzi Rivers Language family Sino Tibetan Chinese …   Wikipedia

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