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meet a standard

This page is about the collocation meet a standard

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to reach a certain standard or level of quality, safety, etc.

For example

  • Do you think the election will meet international standards?

  • If minimum standards of quality and safety aren't met, the products can't be imported.

Note:
A related collocation is "meet a requirement"

Quick Quiz

If a new drug doesn't meet safety standards, it

a. shouldn't be sold

b. doesn't cost very much

c. costs a lot to be approved

Contributor: Matt Errey