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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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References in classic literature ?
The soul grows into lovely habits as easily as into ugly ones, and the moment a life begins to blossom into beautiful words and deeds, that moment a new standard of conduct is established, and your eager neighbors look to you for a continuous manifestation of the good cheer, the sympathy, the ready wit, the comradeship, or the inspiration, you once showed yourself capable of.
The Prolog to 'Tamburlaine' makes pretentious announcement that the author will discard the usual buffoonery of the popular stage and will set a new standard of tragic majesty:
He had not been there a fortnight before it was evident to him that life, complicated not only with the Latin grammar but with a new standard of English pronunciation, was a very difficult business, made all the more obscure by a thick mist of bash fulness.
He had acquired new standards of living, which were not easily to be altered.
Factors indicating good faith compliance efforts include scheduling employee training per new standard requirements; ordering the equipment necessary to comply with the new standard; and, taking alternative measures to educate and protect employees from confined space hazards.
Almost 80 percent of executives believe that compliance with the new standard will be difficult, according to a new Deloitte survey on the proposed standard.
The new standard allows for 35 micrograms of PM per cubic meter ([micro]g/[m.
But the new standard "does not change the basic approach to measuring plan assets, benefit obligations, or annual net period benefit cost," FASB officials note.
said Paul Kallender, Representative Director of New Standard K.
The Sustainable Forestry Board (SFB), Arlington, Virginia, USA, the non-profit organization responsible for the oversight of North America's largest forest certification program, released its new standard for sustainable forest management.
The new standard is designed to accommodate growing mail volume and improve safety and security.
62 is currently working on proposed new standard WK4496, Practice for Application and Evaluation of Brush and Roller Applied Architectural Paint Films.
In the waning days of the Clinton administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a new standard for the level of arsenic allowed in drinking water.
Additional technical options, such as the use of flame-retardant foam, and barrier fabrics or interliners, would provide manufacturers with plenty of choices in how to comply with a new standard.
The new standard aims to have the auditor's consideration of fraud seamlessly blended into the audit process and continually updated until the audit's completion.