unbusinesslike

unbusinesslike

(ʌnˈbɪznɪslaɪk)
adj
not efficient or methodical
Translations

unbusinesslike

[ʌnˈbɪznɪslaɪk] ADJ (= without method) → poco profesional; (in appearance etc) → poco formal

unbusinesslike

adjwenig geschäftsmäßig; it’s very unbusinesslike to keep all your correspondence in cardboard boxeses ist äußerst unprofessionell, die ganze Korrespondenz in Kartons aufzubewahren; the firm handled the transaction in such an unbusinesslike waydie Firma hat die Transaktion so ungeschäftsmäßig abgewickelt; in spite of his unbusinesslike appearance …obwohl er gar nicht wie ein Geschäftsmann aussieht

unbusinesslike

[ʌnˈbɪznɪsˌlaɪk] adj (shopkeeper) → che non ha il senso degli affari; (transaction) → irregolare (fig) (person) → poco efficiente
References in classic literature ?
They are nice," she said decidedly, "but unbusinesslike.
She shook her head, and declined to answer, at the same time looking at the door as if to intimate that it was time for this unbusinesslike conversation to end.
Pickwick saw, on popping his head out of the coach window, the boy in the gray livery very busily employed in putting up the shutters --the which, being an unusual and an unbusinesslike proceeding at that hour of the morning, at once suggested to his mind two inferences: the one, that some good friend and patient of Mr.
That note, scribbled in pencil, sent through the matron, was unbusinesslike as well as cruel, and decreased at once the value of the woman who had written it.
Weighing against a profit motive were the taxpayer's unbusinesslike manner of carrying on the activity, his lack of success in similar activities, his history of losses, his lack of even occasional profits, and his financial status.
I don't really consider our City Council as representing the people because of its totally biased, unbusinesslike approach to governing - for example, Lane Transit District's west Eugene extension of its express bus service, the city's recent ban on plastic shopping bags (what a beauty that is), proposing to build a new City Hall when we can't afford to fully staff the Lane County Jail, etc.
Then of course, the most startling thing, the note written in a very unbusinesslike fashion.
The ultimate result, writes one historian, was that "traders were outraged at what they considered to be an unfair and unbusinesslike situation created by the new regulations.
Mr Ritson said: "I do intend to take this to court eventually because four and a half years of delays is extremely unbusinesslike.
It certainly supplies a partial explanation for some of the unbusinesslike arrangements about which the court was told.
To the outsider, government can seem fractious and shortterm - or put another way, unbusinesslike.
prosecutors dug into it and came up with charges that company officials set up fake sales and companies, and used lenders' money for decidedly unbusinesslike purposes.