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for deficient, inferior, substandard
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
nonstandard \nonstandard\, non-standard \non-standard\adj.
1. varying from or not adhering to a standard; as,
nonstandard windows; envelopes of nonstandard sizes;
non-standard lengths of board cost more per foot. Opposite
of standard. [Narrower terms: deficient, inferior,
2. (Linguistics) Not conforming to the language usage of a
prestige group within a community; as, a nonstandard
dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially
disfavored groups. Opposite of standard.
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