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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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I read how we continue a long tradition of treating Jews as substandard human beings by siding with the Palestinians in the Middle East struggles, forgetting at our peril the Shoah.
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