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double standard

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double standard (plural double standards)

  1. The situation of two or more groups, one of whom is tacitly excused from following a standard generally regarded as applying to all groups.
  2. A double standard of monetary values, i.e. a gold standard and a silver standard, both of which are legal tender.

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