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adjective inferior pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈfɪriər/

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  1. 1
    not as good as someone or something else

    It produces photographs of inferior quality.

    an inferior student

    inferior to:

    This design is inferior to the one the German company proposed.

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  2. 2
    lower in status or rank than someone or something else

    an inferior court

    inferior to:

    A corporal is inferior to a sergeant.

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