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Adjective nonstandard has 3 senses
  1. nonstandard - 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
    standard, received, acceptable, accepted, normative, prescriptive
  2. nonstandard - varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"
    standard, modular, normative, regular, regulation, standardized, standardised, stock
  3. nonstandard - not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text"
    standard, accepted, authoritative, classical, definitive, basic, canonic, canonical, casebook, textbook, classic, criterial, criterional
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