Definitions

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  • v. To establish a standard consisting of regulations for how something is to be done across an organization.
  • v. To make to conform to a standard.
  • v. To check for conformance with a standard.

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

  • v. evaluate by comparing with a standard
  • v. cause to conform to standard or norm

Etymologies

standard +‎ -ise (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Since then the Government has announced that its Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) will provide oversight for organisations which certify halal meat to "standardise" halal certification.

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  • Many no-name MP3 players and other devices are using USB (mostly those that dont have a recharger and generally charge up over USB when plugged in) proprietary tech company can't force industry to "standardise" on it's proprietary tech? fetch me my tiny violin.

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  • Maybe you could 'standardise' country names and other columns on loading; I've seen systems with 'USA',

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  • The report also warned that the use of “stitching” was “significant”, while “cuffing” had continued after the introduction of Home Office rules which were supposed to guarantee and standardise the way crimes are recorded.

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  • The first attempts to standardise came at exactly the same time as the partition of the Dutch-speaking area between the Spanish and the independent Dutch spate; the standard language therefore started based on the dialect of Holland (ie the province of that name) but with substantial input from Brabant.

    December Books 14) The Year's Best Science Fiction, 22nd Annual Collection, edited by Gardner Dozois

  • A Latin-based language is much simpler to standardise, and the Spanish Academy works with the academies in all Spanish-speaking countries (including the Philippines and the USA) to produce guidance that is valid worldwide.

    Two letters

  • But i continue to wish he would standardise on “monkinetic”. the name space is not just about personal id, and “vanity”, its very much a business concern.

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  • MultiMi does standardise information in a way that makes scanning for updates more efficient, much as an RSS reader makes it easier to scan headlines in volume by making them uniform.

    Managing the Google+ load - can aggregation tool MultiMi help?

  • However just as the impulse towards innovation has led to this self-reconstructing tendency in the field of fictions, the drive to perfect the template (s), to standardise the genre-form, has continued.

    Ethics and Enthusiasm

  • Before we standardise just how long is too long with internships? and how unpaid is too unpaid, and who should pay for the shortfall? we need to deal with this: companies have to be pressed to dredge a bigger pool for talent.

    Support the Tories? That's a steep price for an internship

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