Definition of standardization in US English:


(British standardisation)


  • The process of making something conform to a standard.

    ‘training ensured standardization of procedures at all sites’
    ‘lack of standardization in terminology’
    count noun ‘laboratory standardizations and techniques’
    • ‘Within the context of a military program that required minimal delays, the standardization of architectural solutions became a key advantage.’
    • ‘Methods and measurements are based on standardizations established during the 1960s.’
    • ‘Its e-commerce council addresses such issues as standardization of shipping codes to capture the efficiency that the Internet offers.’
    • ‘Standardization of production practices increases task programmability.’
    • ‘Over time, standardisation of accounting periods gradually became integrated into law.’