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gold standard

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something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • the gold standard for accurate experimental procedures is the double-blind medication trial

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The first known use of gold standard was in 1811

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“Gold standard.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gold%20standard. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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