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benchmark
American English: /ˈbɛn(t)ʃmɑrk/
British English: /ˈbɛn(t)ʃmɑːk/

Translation of benchmark in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (surveyor's mark)
    Example sentences
    • A benchmark is a survey mark made on a monument having a known location and elevation, serving as a reference point for surveying.
    • The benchmark is a standard survey ordinance mark, a horizontal line about 500 millimetres long, and with a broad arrow just above it, under a small cliff on the northern face of the island.
  • 2 (criterion)
    Example sentences
    • The bidders for the women's prison all tendered below what the Government set as the benchmark for minimum standards - so the corporations were asked to up their bids.
    • The baseline then serves as a benchmark for comparing the financial implications of alternative plans.
    • The New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the agency that is meant to set the benchmark for standards in education, is saying that it is going to provide credits for picking up rubbish.
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