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adjective     inferior pronunciation in American English
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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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    1. a.
      if something is inferior, its quality is not good

      inferior products

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    2. b.
      someone who feels inferior believes that they are not as good or important as other people
  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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