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new standard

A newly-adopted benchmark or measure; a new way of judging something. High unemployment rates have become the new standard due to the country's economic strife.
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These federal agencies join DHS, NASA, United States Air Force, United States Army and numerous other government organizations that have already partnered with SecureInfo to set a new standard in performing high quality C&A's.
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