A technology or product that has achieved a level of market saturation such that nearly everyone in that particular market relies upon it.

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You should try to have a very high standard for your workers so that they are always doing their best to live up to it.

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Apple has come to set the standard for consumer technology, regularly creating innovative products that its competitors end up largely mirroring.

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Google has become the standard for web searches, with the term "google it" becoming synonymous with looking up information and digging through the internet.

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