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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Wasteful of resources.

Usage examples (39)
  • All farms rated below £4, and a large number of those below £15, may be regarded as "uneconomic" -- that is, incapable by themselves of supplying
  • This is what Herman Daly refers to as uneconomic growth ', or "growth that increases costs faster than benefits, thereby making us poorer."
  • 'uneconomic' - and hence my dad had been given a lump sum to tie him over.
  • In addition, De Alwis said Sigma was renegotiating terms with major customers to adjust "uneconomic" contracts. for more
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