Definition of litmus test in English:
1.1A decisively indicative test: opposition to the nomination became a litmus test for political support of candidates
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- Under the Federal Guidelines of 1971, statistical representation became the litmus test of discrimination.
- By the 1900s, it had become the litmus test of public health among the medical profession and the urban middle class.
- When sex becomes the litmus test of morality, when we focus disproportionate attention on sexual sin, we do harm by omission.
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