double standard

Definition of double standard

dou´ble stan´dard
n.1.a standard or set of principles governing conduct, which is applied more stringently or differently to one group of people than to another; - used especially of standards of sexual behavior that condemn behavior on the part of women that is condoned or not condemned when exhibited by men.

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double standard of sexual behavior, ethic, ethical code
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