suboptimal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ optimal

Adjective[edit]

suboptimal (not comparable)

  1. Less than optimal.
    A quickly-produced suboptimal solution to a problem is often more useful than an optimal one that takes a long time to produce.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ optimal

Adjective[edit]

suboptimal (feminine singular suboptimale, masculine plural suboptimaux, feminine plural suboptimales)

  1. suboptimal

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌzʊpʔɔptiˈmaːl/, /ˈzʊpʔɔptiˌmaːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective[edit]

suboptimal (not comparable)

  1. suboptimal

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