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01. The [standard] of hockey in the NHL has been raised with the participation of more and more international players.
02. The students will all write [standardized] tests at the end of the session.
03. The founder of MacDonald's restaurants once said that the quality of a leader is reflected in the [standards] they set for themselves.
04. Andrew S. Tanenbaum once said that the nice thing about [standards] is there are so many to choose from.
05. The [standard] of soccer in this country has certainly risen over the last few years.
06. It is [standard] practice for new teachers to meet regularly with their teaching partners to trade ideas, and get advice.
07. There is a movement going on in this country to [standardize] ESL courses across the nation.
08. Eighty percent of the world's population lives in [substandard] housing.
09. Anthropologists use a [standard] height of 4 feet 11 inches to determine if a group of people are pygmies; the average adult male must be less than 59 inches in height to be considered a pygmy.
10. A [standard] 747 jumbo jet has 420 seats.
11. From the beginning of this century, there were calls to simplify and [standardize] the spelling of the Portuguese language.
12. Social services in many developing countries fall far below Western [standards].
13. [Standardized] rules for baseball were established in 1845.
14. Agriculture in Great Britain is intensive, highly mechanized, and efficient by European [standards], producing about 60% of food needs with only 1% of the labor force.
15. The [standard] of beauty set in the modeling industry changes constantly, allowing us to find different features, hair colors and styles attractive.
16. We always travel [standard] class on the train. It's not quite as comfortable as first class, but it costs about a third less.
17. The first [standardized] system of measurement was developed in Mesopotamia around 4,700 years ago.

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