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Dictionary entry overview: What does double standard mean?
• DOUBLE STANDARD (noun)
The noun DOUBLE STANDARD has 1 sense:
1. an ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another
Familiarity information: DOUBLE STANDARD used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("double standard" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "double standard"):
double standard of sexual behavior (a code that permits greater sexual freedom for men than for women (associated with the subordination of women))
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