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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ruler or tape that is three feet long; A measure or standard used for comparison.

Usage examples (38)
  • Well I suppose the most obvious yardstick is medals.
  • This yardstick is of only monetary and relative value.
  • And, as per usual, the irrelevant yardstick is the private sector.
  • This means an assessment by someone at the centre, and his only possible yardstick is averages. for more
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