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benchmark

bench·mark [or] bench mark

benchmark [or] bench mark

 
pronunciation:
bench mark
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in surveying, a permanent mark at a known position and elevation, used as a reference point for other measurements.
definition 2: a point of reference for judging value, quality, change, or the like; standard to which others can be compared.
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