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nonstandard

Pronunciation: /nɑːnˈstændərd; nɒnˈstændəd/

Translation of nonstandard in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • no estándar; [Linguistics/Lingüística] no aceptado en la lengua general or estándar
    Example sentences
    • I was already aware of many other non-standard usages that didn't bother me a bit.
    • Under normal circumstances, dialects or non-standard Mandarin are not to be used.
    • The requirement to answer in complete sentences recalls Labov's classic work on non-standard English.

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