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standardisation

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of standardization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the imposition of standards or regulations
  • n. the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
  • n. the condition in which a standard has been successfully established

Etymologies

standardise +‎ -ation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some adjustments needed to be made to final marks as part of the annual "standardisation" process.

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  • 2 However, the central concern driving the idea of standardisation is the frequent gaps and variations between evidence and practice.

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  • It is "standardisation", assuming everyone should be the same shape and that everyone finds that same shape attractive.

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  • In response to the "standardisation" of university entrance, which discriminated heavily in favour of Sinhala students, Tamil youth became radicalised.

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  • The idea of 'simplifying' the English written language has been hawked about by a deluded few, ever since any kind of standardisation in spelling was introduced.

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  • "standardisation" of all infantry units in France was quite genuine; but unimaginative men in authority could make "standardisation" a burden to the spirit, and the picture of some men of this class, which is painted in A.P. Herbert's novel.

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  • 'standardisation' will happen in the higher end space.

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  • Politis said High & Mighty was also trying to work with suppliers on standardisation, to overcome a nagging problem – the wide disparities in manufacturers 'definitions of "XL".

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  • There are intrinsic differences between English and Romance languages that militate against complete standardisation of the English language; the formation of compound nouns and the associated use of hyphens is a case in point; so is the formation of phrasal verbs, which come, change, and go away as fashion demands.

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  • The scheme facilitates financing of infrastructure such as collection and assembling, drying, cleaning, grading, standardisation, quality certification, and development of market user common facilities and amenities in market yards. posted by Neel @ 5: 05 PM

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