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  • adj. Designed in a standard manner or according to an official standard.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of standardise.

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

  • adj. capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability
  • adj. brought into conformity with a standard


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  • I think New Orleans time would be the best, also. the reason I think your times have not been standardised is the August 30 entry: 9AM †BUSH SPEAKS ON IRAQ AT NAVAL BASE CORONADO

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  • Relief aid has become more efficient and standardised, which is positive, but this is only short term help for people who are in a vulnerable situation.

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  • I'm curious how much of this stuff is 'standardised' now it's been around a few years.

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  • As OOXML only serves the Microsoft eco-system, it should have been "standardised" at ECMA level only, not at ISO level.

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  • The manufacturers use a number of different technologies, such as standardised browsers or special widgets, but in every case the results are similar, making access to internet content as easy as it is to zap from one television station to another.

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  • Israel Katz, the transport minister, announced this week that signs on all major roads in Israel, East Jerusalem and possibly parts of the West Bank would be "standardised", converting English and Arabic place names into straight transliterations of the Hebrew name.


  • All "standardised" OTC derivatives would be cleared and traded on an exchange, and even large industrial firms would incur stricter margining and capital charges on their trades.

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  • Is it some kind of standardised wear material or something?

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  • The mayor's marketing adviser, Dan Ritterband, told the London assembly's budget committee that "standardised" funding offers would be made to community groups approaching his office for cash to help them stage cultural and religious events.

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  • 'standardised' layer over different hosts to run different apps.

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