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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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In addition, the survey found an audit was more than twice as likely to be assessed substandard if the auditor did not refer to all industry authoritative standards.
Substandard vessels include any poorly maintained ships that have experienced a significant amount of internal corrosion and therefore are structurally weaker than the minimum standard for that size and type of vessel.
The Return of Substandard Charges Option (ROSCO) Rider offers an innovative solution to meeting the permanent insurance needs of individuals with substandard underwriting ratings.
Zakaullah said the PSQCA had launched a special crackdown against the units involved in manufacturing substandard items.
Authorities raided the outlet in Blue Area on Wednesday afternoon as part of a crackdown against restaurants and outlets selling substandard food items.
counterfeit cheese, more than 12,000 bottles of substandard wine, five tonnes
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Habitat for Humanity International today unveiled a mobile education center (a 48-foot semitrailer) that will crisscross the nation, traveling to many communities over the next three years to give visitors a powerful, interactive experience of substandard housing and help them learn what they can do to address this problem.
Even with these higher premiums, high-risk pools can lose money because of the substandard risks they insure.
They hire our residents for substandard wages and take their profit to their out-of-state headquarters, and their greed is bottomless.
In August 1989, PWBA initiated a program to refer to the AICPA professional ethics division the employee benefit plan audits the PWBA deemed substandard.
1 The cumulative premiums paid on the policy during the level term period (15, 20 or 30 years), not including any substandard and rider charges, will be paid to you at the end of the level term period if the policy is then in force.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin Friday said that sale of substandard food is a heinous crime and government will not allow anyone to play with human lives.