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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Example sentences
Criticism of the affair has focused on the ubiquitous sale of fake and
  substandard products.
They were either too compromised by crummy keyboards, substandard displays,
  anemic performance or all three.
It was one of his supposedly substandard teachers who encouraged him to write
  in the first place.
Lazy advisors, substandard dissertations, etc are a different matter.
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