sub standard

substandard

[suhb-stan-derd]
adjective
1.
below standard or less than adequate: substandard housing conditions.
2.
noting or pertaining to a dialect or variety of a language or a feature of usage that is often considered by others to mark its user as uneducated; nonstandard.
3.
Insurance.
a.
not measuring up to an insurer's regular standards in undertaking risks: a substandard risk.
b.
pertaining to insurance written to cover substandard risks.

Origin:
1895–1900; sub- + standard

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

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