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the ideal in terms of which something can be judged

the value behind the money in a monetary system

an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)

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any distinctive flag

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conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value

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commonly used or supplied

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established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence

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conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

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regularly and widely used or sold

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'We have to learn from our past and all stakeholders have to move together to raise standards of living of the common man.'
The Education Secretary has revealed details of a plan to continue to raise standards, reduce the attainment gap and deliver an education system that is a source of national pride and public confidence.
"Our aim is to grow the game and raise standards through providing a safe environment for children to play football; an environment which benefits children, and their communities', health, wellbeing, involvement and self-esteem across Wales."
In its recommendations, the report says the school should work to raise standards at GCSE level and improve the quality and consistency of teaching and assessment.
He claims that it will raise standards in lower-performing schools, but academies are no more effective than local authority schools when you compare like with like, as even the DfE has recently admitted.
These courses will provide van operators with a wealth of best practice guidance for operating safely, legally and efficiently and are designed to help raise standards across van operations."
THE Government needs a "clear plan" to raise standards in schools across England, the shadow Education Secretary has said.
I AM not convinced we will raise standards of care for the elderly with yet more laws and red tape as Age Cymru seems to think.
"The bulk of state funding should be used to raise standards for all pupils."
"No Child Left Behind" can be seen as "a continuation of efforts over the past 40 years by educational policymakers and practitioners to raise standards in mathematics and science." Arguments in support of requiring genuine mathematical literacy for all, including the study of algebra, have been made from both a social justice and an economic perspective.
The only way to end the apartheid that exists in education is to scrap private schools and raise standards for all.
A FAILING Billingham school has been told it needs to do more to raise standards in achievement and teaching.
The mainstreaming of fan fiction is likely to raise standards further, bringing more educated people into the arena and perhaps encouraging some voluntary gatekeeping, such as contests with input from professional writers or editors.
She also spoke with great affection about her long-term friendship with Charles Jencks and wife, Maggie Keswick Jencks, who before her death in 1995 laid the groundwork to help raise standards of care for those affected by cancer.
I work in local government training, trying to develop partnership-working across 11 smaller authorities to maximise the training budget, raise standards, share best practice, meet generic training needs etc.