industry standard


A practice, method, process or criteria adopted as convention by industry members either through formal agreement or through emulation of best practices established by industry leaders.

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You should always try to be considered the industry standard so that every one will be looking up to you.

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It's easy to follow the industry standard when there are so many rules and regulations dictating how something should be done.

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Early on light bulbs were made to fit sockets of varying sizes, but quickly the major manufacturers realized that implementing an industry standard would be mutually beneficial.

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