uneconomical


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uneconomical

(ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkəl; ˌʌnɛkə-)
adj
not economical; wasteful
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uneconomical - inefficient in use of time and effort and materialsuneconomical - inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"
inefficient - not producing desired results; wasteful; "an inefficient campaign against drugs"; "outdated and inefficient design and methods"
2.uneconomical - wasteful of resourcesuneconomical - wasteful of resources    
wasteful - tending to squander and waste
Translations

uneconomical

[ˈʌnˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkəl] ADJantieconómico, poco económico

uneconomical

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkəl ˌʌnɛkəˈnɒmɪkəl] adj (= not cost-effective) [method, action, product] → trop coûteux/euse
an uneconomical use of resources → un gaspillage de ressources

uneconomical

adjunwirtschaftlich, unökonomisch; style of runningunökonomisch; personverschwenderisch

uneconomical

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkl] adj (car, machine) → poco economico/a; (use) → dispendioso/a
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Birmingham Corporation said it was uneconomical to build single-storey dwellings when multi-storey ones could be erected on the same area of land.
They had a range of just up to 30 miles, but proved uneconomical and were withdrawn in 1900.
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The study looks at domestic energy markets through 2035 and cites higher construction costs and lower natural gas wellhead prices, in 2009 terms, as making a line uneconomical during that timeframe.