subminimum

[ suhb-min-uh-muh m ]
/ sʌbˈmɪn ə məm /

adjective

being below a minimum standard, rate, quota, etc.: a subminimum wage for teenagers.

noun

something that is below a minimum standard or rate.

Nearby words

  1. submicroscopic,
  2. submillimeter,
  3. subminiature,
  4. subminiature camera,
  5. subminiaturize,
  6. subminimum wage,
  7. submiss,
  8. submission,
  9. submissive,
  10. submit

Origin of subminimum


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