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non stan derd

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

  • That's why he started taking some nonstandard gear with him on patrol: a notebook.
  • The goal was to minimize the amount of time the child spent with a nonstandard body in the hope that he or she would find it easier to develop a conventional sense of gender.
  • EXTRAS Along with standard 4-by-6 prints, offers nonstandard 4-by-5.
News & Articles

  • LG Envoy II (U.S. Cellular)
    Editor's Rating: User Rating: Good: The LG Envoy II has an extremely easy-to-understand interface and several shortcut buttons to launch frequently used applications. Bad: The Envoy II has a grainy display with a narrow viewing angle, the headset jack is nonstandard, and the power/end button is inconveniently located. Bottom Line: With its low-end specs and mediocre camera, the Envoy II isn't ...
    June 15, 2013 - CNET

  • Jean-Claude Trichet in International Herald Tribune
    Trichet told reporters at the ECB's headquarters in Frankfurt that the European bank was "discussing and studying possible new nonstandard measures."
  • Lucas Papademos in
    I do not see a dependence, or necessary sequence, between the level or path of policy rates and the possible adoption of 'nonstandard' measures aimed at improving the functioning of markets and preserving the stability of the banking system,...

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