Definition of "sub-standard" [sub-standard]

  • Alternative spelling of substandard. (adjective)

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Use "sub-standard" in a sentence
  • "Clearly not enough is being done to crack down on homes that continue to offer what would charitably be described as sub-standard care."
  • "But did you know that the United States and other wealthy countries are sending sub-standard food overseas to address malnutrition?"
  • "Refining, in particular, is a business that suffers long periods of sub-standard returns on capital punctuated by the occasional boom."
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