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Basic, mandatory item. A term used in the military. Serves for various things, including weapons and clothes (normally called BDU's).
"The M16 is the standard-issue firearm of the US military, and the Beretta M9 is the standard-issue sidearm."
by Dave April 16, 2004
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For something to be standard issue is for it to be completely ordinary, average, nothing special, or unimpressive.

Ordinarily used when someone believes something they did to be amazing when it is in fact very much not.
Wow... pretty standard issue.

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Sounds standard issue.
by sj_stock May 29, 2012
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