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a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold

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To be accredited as a global Gold Standard organization, employers must achieve and maintain CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation in the U.
It is that between a gold standard founded on custom-based or "private" law, and one resting upon statute or "public" law, that is, on government legislation.
Paul Duy, ROA council member and Raceday Committee liaison to Stratford, said: "We are delighted to award the ROA Gold Standard to Stratford Racecourse.
Steven Astaire, ROA council member and Gold Standard Committee member, says: "We are very pleased to present the award to Newmarket's Rowley Mile course.
The gold standard programme is backed by NHS Kirklees, formerly the Kirklees Primary Care Trust, which is responsible for all health services delivered in the local community.
The Gold Standard Biochrom 30 Amino Acid Analyser comprises the instrument, a 84 position cooled autosampler, an analytical column with top-up resin, a prewash column, operating software, EZchrom Elite data manipulation software, a chemical kit with calibration standard, ninhydrin and buffer bottles, instruction manuals, a tool kit and spare parts/consumables kit.
Frontier's customers using the Gold Standard contract on January 08 feed wheat sales have seen an extra pounds 30-pounds 40 per tonne over their original contract price from a contract that has kept them in the market for up to nine months after originally deciding to fix a minimum price.
Elsevier Science (Philadelphia, PA) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Gold Standard, Inc.
Under the gold standard," Alan Greenspan wrote in Ayn Rand's 1966 book Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, "a free banking system stands as the protector of an economy's stability and balanced growth.
Based on encouragement from many of our clients, we further developed the report by exploring the implications of the data and the lessons that can be learned from successful facilities, labeled Gold Standard Performers.
And it surely was that good until President Franklin Roosevelt took the nation off the gold standard and even made it illegal for Americans to possess the metal.
Informed by the debate on the origins of the Depression, his study takes as its point of departure "the new orthodoxy" exemplified by the work of Barry Eichengreen, Clark Johnson and others which points to the gold standard as having played a key role in the onset, extent, severity and duration of the world-wide slump.
An editorial accompanying publication of the Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project reinforced claims in the public press of the study being definitive, and the editorial acclaimed the Hutchinson study, a classic experimental research design project, as the gold standard of prevention research design.
This is one approach to treat prostate cancer, but this is not the gold standard.