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in·ef·fi·cien·cy

 (ĭn′ĭ-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. in·ef·fi·cien·cies
1. The quality, condition, or fact of being inefficient.
2. An inefficient act, design, or procedure: pointed out certain inefficiencies in the shipping operation.
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in•ef•fi•cien•cy

(ˌɪn ɪˈfɪʃ ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the quality or condition of being inefficient.
2. an instance of inefficiency.
[1740–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inefficiency - unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiencyinefficiency - unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency
unskillfulness - a lack of cognitive skill
efficiency - skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort; "she did the work with great efficiency"
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inefficiency

noun incompetence, slackness, sloppiness, disorganization, carelessness the inefficiency of the distribution system
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Translations
عَدَم قُدْرَه، عَدَم كَفاءَه، عَجْز
neúčinnost
ineffektivitetuduelighed
IneffizienzUntauglichkeit
dugleysi; gagnsleysi
nedostatok výkonnosti
verimsizlik

inefficiency

[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənsɪ] N [of method] → ineficiencia f; [of person] → incompetencia f
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inefficiency

[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənsi] n [system, organization] → inefficacité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

inefficiency

n (of person)Unfähigkeit f, → Ineffizienz f (geh); (of machine, engine)geringe Leistung; (of factory, company)Unproduktivität f; the inefficiency of this methoddiese unrationelle Methode
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inefficiency

[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃnsɪ] ninefficienza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

inefficient

(iniˈfiʃənt) adjective
not working or producing results etc in the best way and so wasting time, energy etc. an inefficient workman; old-fashioned, inefficient machinery.
ˌinefˈficiently adverb
ˌinefˈficiency noun
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Discussing the affect of the minimum wage system on increasing the inflation rate, the study said: "It's hard to say that applying the minimum wage system won't result in an increase in the prices, especially in inefficient market of the developing societies," but noted that the effect would be greater if funded by removing subsidies or printing more banknotes.
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