subprofessional

[ suhb-pruh-fesh-uh-nl ]
/ ˌsʌb prəˈfɛʃ ə nl /

adjective

being below professional standards: subprofessional health care.

noun

Origin of subprofessional

First recorded in 1940–45; sub- + professional

Related forms

sub·pro·fes·sion·al·ly, adverb
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