non-standard

non-standard
non-standard ˌnon-ˈstandard adjective
not the usual size or type:

• The company is to introduce a non-standard week, which would make Saturday and Sunday regular work days.

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non-standard UK US /ˌnɒnˈstændəd/ adjective
not of the normal type or size: »

The keyboard was fitted with a non-standard plug.

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a non-standard size of paper

HR, WORKPLACE relating to paid work that is not permanent or not done for all the hours of the week that people normally work: »

Growing numbers have non-standard working arrangements.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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