inefficiently


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in·ef·fi·cient

 (ĭn′ĭ-fĭsh′ənt)
adj.
1. Not efficient, as:
a. Lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; incompetent: an inefficient worker.
b. Not producing the intended result; ineffective: an inefficient campaign against illegal drugs.
2. Wasteful of time, energy, or materials: an inefficient design; outdated and inefficient methods.

in′ef·fi′cient·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inefficiently - in an inefficient manner; "he dealt inefficiently with the crisis"
efficiently, expeditiously - with efficiency; in an efficient manner; "he functions efficiently"
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Translations
بِعَدَم كَفاءَه، بِعَدَم نَجاعَه
neúčinně
ineffektivt
hatástalanul
máttleysislega; árangurslaust
neúčinne
neučinkovito
verimsiz şekilde

inefficiently

[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃəntlɪ] ADVde forma ineficaz
the company is inefficiently runla compañía está llevada de forma ineficaz
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inefficiently

[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃəntli] adv [use, work] → inefficacement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

inefficiently

advschlecht; to work inefficiently (person)unrationell arbeiten; (machine)unwirtschaftlich arbeiten
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inefficiently

[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃntlɪ] advinefficientemente
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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