generally accepted standard

generally accepted standard

A specification, code, rule, guide, or procedure in the field of construction, or related thereto, recognized and accepted as authoritative.
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As a profession, CPAs should be able to come together and set a generally accepted standard.
Bankers said although 20 per cent plus the principal is the generally accepted standard for security cheques among banks, it could vary depending on the risk perception of the bank, credit worthiness and credit history of the customer.
Simply going through the motions means that the agent failed to meet the generally accepted standard of care expected of insurance professionals.
The generally accepted standard is 42ml of oxygen per kg per minute.
First, he notes that "there is no generally accepted standard for what counts as 'revolutionary' change" (p.
5 area ratio: If the tolerance is +/-10% (the generally accepted standard, incidentally) and aperture size is at the edge of that tolerance with a 190pm aperture on a 100pm thick foil, all of a sudden the true area ratio is now 0.
Also firms in the Gulf are discovering that there is competitive advantage in being seen to meet a generally accepted standard of governance.
A good faith report or disclosure also includes, with respect to patient care, a report regarding any practice, procedure, action or failure to act with regard to patient safety that concerns information regarding a generally accepted standard of care; a law, rule, regulation or declaratory ruling adopted pursuant to law; or compliance with a professional licensure requirement, which report is made without malice or consideration of personal benefit and that the health care worker making the report has reasonable cause to believe is true.
Together they adopted the 1940 "Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure," and almost immediately it became the generally accepted standard of academic freedom in America.
Masked depression has given way to a more generally accepted standard that adolescent depression is essentially the same phenomenon as adult depression but with some developmental-specific modifications (Lamarine, 1995).
This enabled manufacturers of different types of storage media to design their products on the basis of a comparison to a known and generally accepted standard reference tape or disk.
The judge ruled that the mother's investigation fell within the bounds of what could be expected of a reasonably prudent parent and was consistent with the generally accepted standard of care of parents in the community.

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