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single standard

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  1. a single set of principles or rules applying to everyone, as a single moral code applying to both men and women, especially in sexual behavior.Compare double standard.
  2. monometallism.

Origin of single standard

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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  • It might start a single-standard revival that would sweep the world.

    Possessed

    Cleveland Moffett