Definition of Substandard

1. Adjective. Falling short of some prescribed norm. "Substandard housing"

Exact synonyms: Deficient, Inferior
Similar to: Nonstandard
Derivative terms: Deficiency, Inferiority



Definition of Substandard

1. Adjective. Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Substandard

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Substandard

subspecific names
subspectra
subspectrum
subsphenoidal
subspherical
subspinous
subsquare
subsquares
substage
substages
substance
substance abuse
substance abuser
substanceless
substances
substandard (current term)
substandardly
substandardness
substant
substantia alba
substantia grisea
substantia nigra
substantia nigras
substantiae nigrae
substantial
substantialism
substantialisms
substantialities
substantiality
substantialization

Literary usage of Substandard

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1. Principles of Labor Legislation by John Rogers Commons, John Bertram Andrews (1920)
"substandard Workers. Nearly all minimum wage laws permit the fixing of wages for young workers and apprentices and for inexperienced workers. ..."

2. Principles of Labor Legislation by John Rogers Commons, John Bertram Andrews (1920)
"substandard Workers. Nearly all minimum wage laws permit the fixing of wages for young workers and apprentices and for inexperienced workers. ..."

3. The Human Costs of the War by Homer Folks (1920)
"... other makeshifts; temporary houses; more aid and less pity; immaterial ruins; substandard living; Germany's devastated area; community "adoption. ..."

4. Brutality Unchecked: Human Rights Abuses Along the U. S. Border with Mexico by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1992)
"substandard Detention Conditions In its detention of minors, the INS has not only ignored federal juvenile-justice standards requiring the release of minors ..."

5. Hidden in Plain View: Refugees Living Without Protection in Nairobi and Kampala by Alison Parker, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2002)
"substandard LIVING CONDITIONS FOR REFUGEES IN KAMPALA Introduction: Why Refugees Come to Kampala Many refugees arrive directly to Kampala after fleeing ..."

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