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uneconomic

(ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪk; ˌʌnɛkə-)
adj
(Banking & Finance) not economic; not profitable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uneconomic - wasteful of resourcesuneconomic - wasteful of resources    
wasteful - tending to squander and waste

uneconomic

adjective unprofitable, loss-making, non-profit-making, nonpaying, nonviable the closure of uneconomic factories
economic, profitable, productive, viable, money-making, remunerative
Translations

uneconomic

[ˈʌnˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk] ADJ [business, factory] → poco rentable, no económico
it's uneconomic to put on courses for so few studentsno es rentable organizar cursos para tan pocos alumnos

uneconomic

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪk ˌʌnɛkəˈnɒmɪk] adj
(= unprofitable) [factory, service, industry] → non rentable
(= not cost-effective) → trop coûteux/euse

uneconomic

uneconomic

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪk] adj (wasteful, method, process) → antieconomico/a; (unprofitable) → poco redditizio/a
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It does not mean the cars are actually crushed, however, because although they are considered uneconomic to repair by insurance companies they are sold to third parties and often return to the roads anyway.
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