litmus test


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something (such as an opinion about a political or moral issue) that is used to make a judgment about whether someone or something is acceptable
  • The party is using attitudes about gun control as a litmus test for political candidates.

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The first known use of litmus test was in 1913

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“Litmus test.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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