non-standard Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˌnɒnˈstændəd/
not of the ​normaltype or ​size: The ​keyboard was ​fitted with a non-standard ​plug. a non-standard ​size of ​paper
HR, WORKPLACE relating to ​paidwork that is not ​permanent or not done for all the ​hours of the week that ​peoplenormallywork: Growing ​numbers have non-standard ​workingarrangements.
(Definition of non-standard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “non-standard”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不寻常的, 非标准的,不规则的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不尋常的, 非標準的,不規則的…
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