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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not producing or capable of producing adj. - Not producing desired results.

Usage examples (36)
  • Elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries
  • The talks between labor and management were unproductive
  • You see, she made her own living before she married me and she's got no use for what she calls the unproductive consumer.
  • It distorts education policy in unproductive ways. for more
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