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sub·stan·dard

 (sŭb-stăn′dərd)
adj.
1. Failing to meet a standard; below standard.
2. Linguistics
a. Of, relating to, or indicating a pattern of linguistic usage that does not conform to that of the prestige group in a speech community or to that of the standard language.
b. Not in accord with notions of good English; nonstandard. See Usage Note at nonstandard.

substandard

(sʌbˈstændəd)
adj
1. below an established or required standard
2. another word for nonstandard

sub•stand•ard

(sʌbˈstæn dərd)

adj.
1. below standard or less than adequate.
2. of or pertaining to a dialect or variety of a language or a feature of usage often considered by others to mark its user as uneducated; nonstandard.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.substandard - falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
nonstandard - varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"

substandard

adjective inferior, inadequate, unacceptable, damaged, imperfect, second-rate, shoddy a policy of clearing substandard housing

substandard

adjective
Translations
تَحْت المُسْتَوى
neodpovídající normě
andenrangs
gyenge minõségû
undir tilsettum gæîastaîli
žemesnio negu reikiamo lygio
standartam neatbilstošs
nezodpovedajúci normesubštandardný
düşük seviyeli

substandard

[ˈsʌbˈstændəd] ADJ
1. (= inferior) [products, material] → de calidad inferior; [service, work, performance] → poco satisfactorio
substandard housingviviendas que no reúnen condiciones de habitabilidad
2. (Ling) (= nonstandard) → no estándar

substandard

adj work, goodsminderwertig; quality also, housingunzulänglich; workerunterdurchschnittlich; (Ling) → nicht korrekt

substandard

[ˌsʌbˈstændəd] adj (goods) → scadente; (housing) → di qualità scadente

substandard

(sabˈstӕndəd) adjective
below the (officially) approved standard. substandard working conditions.
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DRAP chief further added that regulator has planned one month campaign against the spurious, unregistered and substandard medicine, which is extendable, if required.
The food department seized over 800 litres of substandard from milk sellers and destroyed it.
The documents issued by Ministry of Science and Technology reveal that consultation is going on with provinces to check the sale of substandard packed milk and sealed bottle of water across the country while Patient Choice and Quality Care Act (PCQCA) , subsidiary department of Ministry of Science and Technology has directed its officials to take immediate action against such factories allegedly involve in manufacturing substandard edibles.
During search of the truck 2300 litres of substandard cooking manufactured in a unit of Gujrat and being transported to Lahore was recovered.
During separate operations, the PFA also disposed-off thousands of packets 145 kg of substandard sweets and 60kg of cooked food.
Similarly, the PFA team raided a butter making factory in Chakwal and seized 1900 kg poor quality butter, 400 kg Ghee and substandard food colours.
Not only is this a waste of money for individuals and health systems that purchase these products, but substandard or falsified medical products can cause serious illness or even death.
It is first time in 10 years that the WHO is publishing estimates on substandard and falsified medical products in low- and middle-income countries.
Roberto Cola, president of the Philippine Iron and Steel Institute (Pisi), told Trade Undersecretary Teodoro Pascua that his group had sent a team to hardware stores in northern and central Luzon after receiving reports about the proliferation of substandard steel bars.
Quantity or scope: A framework document PDLHI has already been made subject to the DRIHL and ARS: it establishes the inventory and diagnosis of the problem of substandard housing in the department of Seine-Saint -Denis; it also identifies the main actions to dployer.
Moreover, as many as six butchers were arrested as District Administration seized 40 maunds of substandard meat during a raid at a slaughter house.
Police confirmed the proliferation of substandard construction materials in Yolanda-devastated areas in the Visayas following a raid on a warehouse in Tacloban City.