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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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During the drive, a truck of expired and substandard food items, China Salt, pops, sweets and other items was confiscated.
During separate operations, the PFA also disposed-off thousands of packets 145 kg of substandard sweets and 60kg of cooked food.
He said that no leniency will be shown to those using substandard and cheap Iranian coal-tar in the construction of roads and stern action will be taken against them under the law after registration of cases.
Aquino said he believes substandard and inferior steel bars are largely to be blamed for the huge number of casualties in the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Bohol and Cebu last year.
While the professional ethics division does not disclose information about ethics investigations, the division believes making practitioners aware of the most frequent deficiencies will enable them to avoid the pitfalls of substandard performance.
The action was launched in line with the cabinet's decision made last month over several deaths by substandard gas cylinders on the Indus Highway.
Not only are the final products substandard, given the strict demands of modern infrastructures, manufacturing them adds to the pollution that has become an increasing problem in many developing economies.
'We are concerned that substandard rebars are being openly sold [in these provinces],' he said.
The alleged substandard products were discovered by Pisi in its recent market monitoring operations.
He said that the action would also send a strong warning to unscrupulous individuals to desist from the nefarious trade in fake and substandard lubricants.
Agha Mashiuddin Khan Durrani, the district chairman Shikarpur, said that this chair has received many complains about substandard medicines being sold out by medical store and who have been playing with the precious lives of people of Shikarpur for a long he lamented that despite several complaints drug inspector is not taking serious action against owners of involved medical stores for larger interests of the people of Shikarpur, which is condemnable act.
LAHORE -- Medicines purchased by Punjab Health Department for free distribution in the government hospitals were found substandard, a Lab test revealed.