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yardstick

US [ˈjɑrdˌstɪk]
UK [ˈjɑː(r)dˌstɪk]
  • n.准绳;码尺;(好坏或成败的)衡量标准
  • Web尺度;标尺;尺码
Plural Form:yardsticks  
yardstick
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n.
1.
码尺a ruler for measuring one yard
2.
(好坏或成败的)衡量标准;准绳a standard used for judging how good or successful sth is
a yardstick by which to measure sth
衡量某事物的标准
Exam results are not the only yardstick of a school's performance.
考试结果不是衡量学校水平的唯一标准。

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