Translation of substandard in Spanish:

substandard

Pronunciation: /sʌbˈstændərd; sʌbˈstændəd/

adj

  • 1.1 (inferior) [goods/clothes] de calidad inferior substandard housing viviendas (fpl) que no cumplen con los requisitos de habitabilidad he gave a rather substandard performance tonight su actuación de esta noche no estuvo al nivel de siempre
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    • Families live in housing that is considered substandard by Western or Kenyan standards.
    • In the country's capital city, Santo Domingo, much of the housing is substandard and the quality of the water is poor.
    • The vast majority of the affected in San Salvador are poor inhabitants of apartment buildings and substandard housing.
    1.2 (nonstandard) [usage] no estándar
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    • If what I'm quoting is substandard, please let me know what sets the standard.

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