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Pronunciation of Standards: Learn how to pronounce Standards in English correctly

Learn how to say Standards correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word standard:

noun
1a level of quality or attainment:
their restaurant offers a high standard of service
the government’s ambition to raise standards in schools
a required or agreed level of quality or attainment:
half of the beaches fail to comply with European standards
[mass noun]:
their tap water was not up to standard
British historical (in elementary schools) a grade of proficiency tested by examination or the form or class preparing pupils for such a grade:
she was still in boarding school and had twice repeated the same standard
2something used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations:
the wages are low by today’s standards
the system had become an industry standard
(standards) principles of conduct informed by notions of honour and decency:
a decline in moral standards
the prescribed weight of fine metal in gold or silver coins:
the sterling standard for silver
a system by which the value of a currency is defined in terms of gold or silver or both.
a measure for timber, equivalent to 165 cu. ft (4.67 cubic metres).
3(especially with reference to jazz or blues) a tune or song of established popularity.
4a military or ceremonial flag carried on a pole or hoisted on a rope.
used in names of newspapers:
a report in the Evening Standard
5a tree or shrub that grows on an erect stem of full height.
a shrub grafted on an erect stem and trained in tree form:
[as modifier]:
a standard rose
Botany the large, frequently erect uppermost petal of a papilionaceous flower. Also called vexillum.
Botany one of the inner petals of an iris flower, frequently erect.
6an upright water or gas pipe.
adjective
1used or accepted as normal or average:
the standard rate of income tax
it is standard practice in museums to register objects as they are acquired
(of a size, measure, design, etc.) regularly used or produced; not special or exceptional:
all these doors come in a range of standard sizes
(of a work, repertoire, or writer) viewed as authoritative or of permanent value and so widely read or performed:
his essays on the interpretation of reality became a standard text
denoting or relating to the form of a language widely accepted as the usual correct form:
speakers of standard English
2 [attributive] (of a tree or shrub) growing on an erect stem of full height:
standard trees are useful for situations where immediate height is needed
(of a shrub) grafted on an erect stem and trained in tree form:
standard roses
Phrases
raise one’s (or the) standard
take up arms; oppose:
he is the only one who has dared raise his standard against her
Derivatives
standardly
adverb
any natural law theory standardly requires a form of rational justification
Origin:
Middle English (denoting a flag raised on a pole as a rallying point, the authorized exemplar of a unit of measurement, or an upright timber): shortening of Old French estendart, from estendre ‘extend’; in sense 4 of the noun, sense 5 of the noun, sense 6 of the noun, influenced by the verb stand