Definition of Suboptimal

1. Adjective. Less than optimal. ¹



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Definition of Suboptimal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suboptimal

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suboptimal (current term)
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Literary usage of Suboptimal

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1. Evaluating Technology for New Farming Systems: Case Studies from Philippine by Colin Barlow, S. K. Jayasuriya, Edwin C. Price (1983)
"... spreading of activities over time, and an accordingly greater use of resources in periods of relatively lower opportunity cost. suboptimal choices ..."

2. Student Aid and Postsecondary Tax Preferences: Limited Research Exists on by Michael Brostek, Cornelia M. Ashby (2005)
"Some tax filers making these decisions failed to realize larger reductions in their tax liabilities—10 percent of suboptimal tuition deduction claimants ..."

3. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"As population density increases in northern regions, hares begin dispersing into suboptimal and marginal habitats. When predator populations have crashed ..."

4. Tables Rondes Cemt No. 135 Tarification Des Infrastructures de Transport Et by Ocde (2007)
"Ceci va dans le sens de ce qui a déjà été dit au sujet de l'inégalité du péage suboptimal (15a) et des coûts marginaux externes de la route T. En résumé, ..."

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