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.
Targeting 243 projects, the funds come as part of North Sinai governorate efforts to raise the residents' standard of life, supporting the poor people and low-income earners, as well as creating jobs to fight unemployment, Shousha said, The beneficiaries could enjoy zero-interest facilities for their planned projects.
He said it was the responsibility of both federal and provincial governments to improve the standard of life of the people living in backward areas, said a press release issued here.
It's quite amazing how we work ourselves up so much increasing the standard of living that we forget to increase the standard of life. Please do not compromise with the standard of your life, it's not the standard of your living that makes you happy, it's the standard of your life that makes you happy.
Meanwhile, people belonging to business and agriculture sectors welcoming the federal budget have said that it will help in increasing the standard of life of common man.
Governor said, 'It is a high time to facilitate the people of FATA by uplifting their standard of life in each and every sector of life, consequently it will bring FATA at par with other progressive areas of our country and will diminish feeling of depravity from people of FATA.
There are many others, I added 'and the working class' at the end not referring to my preceding list, but to make a mention about other working class people who do not earn enough money for a reasonable standard of life, for example those on the livable wage.
Mr Quinn, who was present during the visit, said: "She's helping 50 kids who would otherwise not have a great standard of life - what she and her husband and her family have done is amazing."
It identifies the minimum pay needed for an "acceptable" standard of life. Currently it is PS7.85 per hour, or PS9.15 in London.
The most important thing is the people and their standard of life.
More than five million workers are toiling below the living wage level - the minimum considered necessary for a decent standard of life.

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