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living standard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Economics
living standardˈliving ˌstandard noun [countable usually plural]  PEthe level of comfort and the amount of money that people have syn standard of living Living standards have improved over the last century. rising living standards There’s been a decline in the living standards of old people.
Examples from the Corpus
living standarda decline in the country's living standards
From Longman Business Dictionaryliving standardˈliving ˌstandard noun [countable usually plural]ECONOMICS another name for STANDARD OF LIVINGimprovements in living standards
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