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Definition of Standard

(noun) A basis of comparison and acceptable benchmark; criterion; guideline.

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Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: stan·dard

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– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈstændərd/
  • British English – /ˈstandəd/

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Reference

Hughes, Michael, and Carolyn J. Kroehler. 2008. Sociology: The Core. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Cite the Definition of Standard

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “standard.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 10, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/standard/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

standard. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/standard/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “standard.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 10, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/standard/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“standard.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 10 Dec. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/standard/>.