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nonstandard

[‚nän′stan·dərd]
(ordnance)
Differing from specifications, conditions, or procedures that have been prescribed or established; for instance, weather conditions different from those assumed in firing tables are nonstandard.
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The deteriorating infrastructure of the country's highways, combined with greater traffic congestion, increased miles driven, and higher speed limits, has negatively affected private passenger auto claims frequency for both standard and nonstandard auto writers.
Addressing this gap in the literature is important because of the increasing prevalence of nonstandard work schedules.
Francois Michon points out that the labor regulations which define employment contracts often constrain them: nonstandard workers are not easier to lay off; it's just easier to change their hours.
This process, currently under development by AESIP, will allow users to communicate directly with AESIP for nonstandard, noncataloged items and is most advantageous for logistics system users that are not GCSS--Army users.
The primary device used was top-side adjustments or nonstandard journal entries to increase revenues or reduce expenses to inflate reported earnings.
Bearing that in mind, the authors have chosen the works of writers of dialect fiction with a New England background, who actually did use nonstandard were/weren't as a vernacular feature in the speech of their New England rustic characters, i.
Workers who refuse nonstandard shifts, or request schedule changes to avoid them, should be protected from dismissal or downgrading.
While nonstandard workers are found in all industries, they are most heavily concentrated in retail trade and services.
Some large information-motivated trades may be executed with nonstandard settlement to avoid the limit-order book.
If, however, these arrangements are driven by employers' desires to reduce labor costs or if workers seeking regular full-time employment are forced to settle for nonstandard employment, such arrangements may fail to provide employees with the flexibility and economic security they require.
Woods told the Board of Education that her school already uses one of the district-developed language programs for teaching students who speak nonstandard English.
Incorporated in 1976, Universal Insurance Company is a North Carolina-domiciled insurance carrier writing nonstandard automobile and commercial lines of insurance.