Definition of standard of living in English:

standard of living

Syllabification: stand·ard of liv·ing


  • The degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community.
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    • There are a lot of very simplistic statements made about the relative standards of living between the United States and Europe.
    • Childcarers deserve a decent standard of living and parents deserve peace of mind and a decent standard of living too.
    • You will have to work harder to get the same products, and your standard of living will be harmed.

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