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uneconomic

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

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

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

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uneconomic

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪk] adj (wasteful, method, process) → antieconomico/a; (unprofitable) → poco redditizio/a
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He cited "fragmentation, excess capacity, irrational pricing, and unrealistic expectations for uneconomic growth associated with unaffordable aggressive fleet plans." Access to overseas borrowing for working capital will be eased, it said, adding SpiceJet needs about eight weeks to "consummate" long-term investment.
Many who recognize the costs advocate yet more economic growth as a solution, but some are interested in "uneconomic growth," a term popularized by Herman Daly.
But it would be good if it had at least discussed the concept of "uneconomic growth," and considered the possibility of separating GDP into two accounts--a benefit and a cost account.