standard of living


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standard of living

n. pl. standards of living
A level of material comfort as measured by the goods, services, and luxuries available to an individual, group, or nation.

standard of living

n
(Economics) a level of subsistence or material welfare of a community, class, or person

stand′ard of liv′ing


n.
a level of subsistence and comfort in daily life maintained by a community, class, or individual.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.standard of living - 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?"
Translations
مُسْتَوَى الـمَعِيشَةمُسْتَوى المَعيشَه
životní úroveň
levestandard
elintaso
životni standard
életszínvonal
lífskjör
生活水準
생활수준
življenjska raven
levnadsstandard
มาตรฐานการครองชีพ
yaşam düzeyi/standardıyaşam standardı
mức sống

standard of living

ntenore m or standard m inv di vita

standard

(ˈstӕndəd) noun
1. something used as a basis of measurement. The kilogram is the international standard of weight.
2. a basis for judging quality, or a level of excellence aimed at, required or achieved. You can't judge an amateur artist's work by the same standards as you would judge that of a trained artist; high standards of behaviour; His performance did not reach the required standard.
3. a flag or carved figure etc fixed to a pole and carried eg at the front of an army going into battle.
adjective
(accepted as) normal or usual; The Post Office likes the public to use a standard size of envelope.
ˈstandardize, ˈstandardise verb
to make or keep (eg products) of one size, shape etc for the sake of convenience etc.
ˌstandardiˈzation, ˌstandardiˈsation noun
ˈstandard-bearer noun
a person who carries a standard or banner.
be up to / below standard
to (fail to) achieve the required standard. Her work is well up to standard.
standard of living
the level of comfort and welfare achieved in any particular society.

standard of living

مُسْتَوَى الـمَعِيشَة životní úroveň levestandard Lebensstandard βιοτικό επίπεδο nivel de vida elintaso niveau de vie životni standard tenore di vita 生活水準 생활수준 levensstandaard levestandard stopa życiowa nível de vida, padrão de vida уровень жизни levnadsstandard มาตรฐานการครองชีพ yaşam standardı mức sống 生活标准
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