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Meaning of NONSTANDARD

Pronunciation:  'nân'standurd

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text"
  2. [adj]  varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"
  3. [adj]  (linguistics) not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community; "a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups"; "the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech"- A.R.Dunlap
 

NONSTANDARD is a 11 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: bad, deficient, inferior, nonnormative, substandard, unacceptable, unaccepted
 
 Antonyms: received, standard
 

 

 

 

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