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subpar

Syllabification: sub·par
Pronunciation: /səbˈpär
 
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Definition of subpar in English:

adjective

Below an average level.
Example sentences
  • That boy may be regarded as somewhat subpar by his female peers.
  • The growth was funded at subpar levels, barely juicy enough to tempt the cash-starved universities.
  • His average qualifying effort of 15.2 in 2004 was subpar, but the team learned from its mistakes.

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