standard of life

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Noun1.standard of life - 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 system"
degree, stage, level, point - a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
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A man like the Prince makes one think, because, you see, every standard of life we have is a standard of comparison.
pleasure they are richer than before, even after they have paid those increased contributions to the common fund which have so raised the standard of life in these islands.
More than 5million workers are toiling below the living wage level - the minimum considered necessary for a decent standard of life.
He also mentioned that the standard of life is important and not standard of living.
Hopefully he will make a full recovery, and will also find his standard of life has drastically improved, especially if he no longer has to undergo dialysis.
Friend Andy Bury said: "Their standard of life was very basic with nothing to suggest they had so much money.

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