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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of standardise.


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  • The new body, to be chaired by CCPR chief executive Tim Lamb, is designed to agree a set of standards that will be applied across sport, on issues such as standardising punishments and disciplinary codes, and educating sports stars about the dangers.

    John Higgins inquiry was a case of right investigation, wrong man 2010

  • After he's finished all the Malazan novels and has some time, just "standardising" the works.

    Steven Erikson completes THE MALAZAN BOOK OF THE FALLEN Adam Whitehead 2010

  • The report was noted and it was agreed that more work will be done to deal with other matters such as standardising recruitment and selection, refining mechanisms to deal with transfers and secondment of senior managers in the public service.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2007

  • The office also criticised NOMS for underestimating the need to invest in business change, such as standardising processes in 42 separate probation regions, alongside the system. 2009

  • Even so, I do not believe in 'standardising' schools; a lot of people have written about imposing a policy of 'one local comprehensive school', which parents have no choice but to send their children to.

    Word Magazine - Comments 2009

  • Tesco and their ilk have a reputation for screwing their suppliers, but they are brilliant at standardising processes and products – piling it high and selling it cheap.

    Even Mervyn King is losing faith in Osborne 2011

  • Congress will next month start the biggest regulatory overhaul of the US financial system in decades, bringing into the open a frantic lobbying effort between banks, regulators and policymakers on what it contains and who pays for it … Details of the regulatory overhaul – which also includes increased supervision of the retail market for financial products, standardising rules governing deposit taking institutions and increasing oversight of over-the-counter derivatives – are still being debated.

    Wonk Room » On Making The Stress Tests Permanent 2009

  • The Football Association, Premier League, Football League and Welsh clubs are involved in talks aimed at standardising the disciplinary processes in the English leagues.

    Liverpool earn seven-figure increase in TV income 2010

  • They do put out a call for patents before standardising the technology.

    ginger's thoughts » Google’s challenges of freeing VP8 2010

  • In fact, I deliberately provided the alternative of standardising the codec.

    ginger's thoughts » Google’s challenges of freeing VP8 2010


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