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substandard

[-stan′dərd]
Etymology: L, sub, beneath; OFr, estandart
below the predetermined model or measure.

substandard

Unable to meet a generally accepted benchmark for quality.

substandard,

adj below an acceptable level of performance.
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WHO has received reports of substandard or falsified medical products ranging from cancer treatment to contraception.
But they point out that United Kingdom insurers already axe profiting from selling a wide range of substandard annuities.
A substandard asset is inadequately protected by the current sound worth and paying capacity of the obligor or of the collateral pledged, if any.
Level one suggests acceptable audit quality; levels two and three suggest substandard audit quality.
The term substandard tanker has been a familiar one in the shipping industry for at least 10 years.
In utilizing the ROSCO rider, we feel the improvements to policy value and premium charges may encourage individuals with substandard underwriting ratings to improve their overall health picture," Deremo adds.
Police said that during continued drive against the use of substandard LPG gas cylinders in vehicles and illegal decanting, the police conducted raids at different shops and arrested 7 people.
complaint that a factory located on Phando road here was preparing tea from substandard chemicals.
Sources told that total 6008 samples of eatables were to laboratories and the department received 5190 reports of samples verifying 1721 samples as substandard and unhygienic.
He contended that the people were selling substandard food items all over the province, including Lahore, to earn a profit.
lamented that lawmakers deemed as 'gospel truth' the allegations of a certain Camilo Salazar that substandard materials were used in the construction of the housing units.
There will be separate taskforces for the south, east, west and north regions which will take indiscriminate action against the elements involved in heinous trade of substandard and adulterated items.