how to pronounce standards


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standards is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of standards in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… light and based on standards and curves …”

meanings of standards


  1. Principles of conduct shaped by traditional morality, decency, and honor.
  2. Plural of standard.


  1. Pertaining to standards, concerned with standards, specific to standards.

standards frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word standards occurs in english on average 35.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics standards can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that standards can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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