Definition of 'sub-standard'
Example sentences containing 'sub-standard'
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This is compounded by the anger of the relatives of patients whose care is sub-standard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many live in sub-standard housing. The Sun (2008)Mr Darling has been shocked by a raft of reports condemning military accommodation as sub-standard. The Sun (2009)It did not offer any explanation for the sub-standard service you received, nor did it account for the delays. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Drivers have also complained of sub-standard service, misleading advertising and incorrect information about the car before they bought it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Definition of sub-standard from the Collins English Dictionary
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