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EtymologyEdit

sub- +‎ standard

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AdjectiveEdit

substandard (comparative more substandard, superlative most substandard)

  1. Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
    They built this with substandard parts. No wonder it collapsed.
  2. (linguistics, dated) Not conforming to the standard variety; nonstandard.

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