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  1. gold standard

    • IPA[ˈɡōld ˈˌstandərd]

    美式

    • n.
      the system by which the value of a currency was defined in terms of gold, for which the currency could be exchanged. The gold standard was generally abandoned in the Depression of the 1930s.;the best, most reliable, or most prestigious thing of its type
    • noun: gold standard, plural noun: gold standards

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the system by which the value of a currency was defined in terms of gold, for which the currency could be exchanged. The gold standard was generally abandoned in the Depression of the 1930s.
    • the best, most reliable, or most prestigious thing of its type you can't rely on lab tests as being the gold standard