Meaning of “suboptimal” in the English Dictionary

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"suboptimal" in Business English

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suboptimaladjective

also sub-optimal uk /ˌsʌbˈɒptɪməl/ us

below the highest level or standard, or not done in the best way possible:

Investors are stuck in sub-optimal investments.

(Definition of “suboptimal” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)