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Nonstandard

Definition

[adj] not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text"
[adj] varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"
[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


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Antonyms

received, standard