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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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5 trillion worth of planned production was uneconomic at current prices.
Many of the mines she closed were not uneconomic, as several subsequent studies have shown.
Maybe the Tories did intend to close 75 mines but these mines were massively uneconomic and in a war you don't show all your hand.
West Midlands Police wants to close the front counter from September saying it is uneconomic to employ an officer to staff it.
He did not mention the already large and rapidly growing covert charge to all of our bills which is made at Government's behest to cover various "carbon taxes" and the Renewables Obligation (RO) which makes uneconomic wind power a money-spinner for its owners.
Mr McGuin also says wind power is uneconomic - but nuclear energy for instance is 'uneconomic' and no one will build nuclear power stations in the UK without huge public subsidy.
At depths below 500 feet, PRB coals are uneconomic for conventional mining.
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.
The use of, participation in, publishing or broadcasting of any statement or representation, which lays claim to a policy of continuing practice of generally underselling competitors, is an unfair and uneconomic practice," the proposal read, according to a story in Retailing on May 1,1933.
Projects could become uneconomic and be abandoned, say property tax experts at Hammonds in Birmingham.
Although no exploration is currently planned underground at Dome, Still says they are bringing into production existing resources that were uneconomic when the mine was placed on care and maintenance with gold prices hovering near $300 an ounce.
EXAMPLE: Recently our office initiated a sale which was days away from closing when our broker, representing the purchaser, learned that the property had been designated as an E-ZONE, which raised the environmental standards for the site, possibly making the transaction uneconomic to acquire .