unbusinesslike

unbusinesslike

(ʌnˈbɪznɪslaɪk)
adj
not efficient or methodical
Translations

unbusinesslike

[ʌnˈbɪznɪslaɪk] ADJ (= without method) → poco profesional; (in appearance etc) → poco formal

unbusinesslike

adjwenig geschäftsmäßig; it’s very unbusinesslike to keep all your correspondence in cardboard boxeses ist äußerst unprofessionell, die ganze Korrespondenz in Kartons aufzubewahren; the firm handled the transaction in such an unbusinesslike waydie Firma hat die Transaktion so ungeschäftsmäßig abgewickelt; in spite of his unbusinesslike appearance …obwohl er gar nicht wie ein Geschäftsmann aussieht

unbusinesslike

[ʌnˈbɪznɪsˌlaɪk] adj (shopkeeper) → che non ha il senso degli affari; (transaction) → irregolare (fig) (person) → poco efficiente
References in classic literature ?
"You should never seem surprised when you have taken a large order," said he; "you ought to have replied `Can't you make it three hundred and fifty?' instead of capsizing in that unbusinesslike way."
"They are nice," she said decidedly, "but unbusinesslike."
She shook her head, and declined to answer, at the same time looking at the door as if to intimate that it was time for this unbusinesslike conversation to end.
Pickwick saw, on popping his head out of the coach window, the boy in the gray livery very busily employed in putting up the shutters --the which, being an unusual and an unbusinesslike proceeding at that hour of the morning, at once suggested to his mind two inferences: the one, that some good friend and patient of Mr.
That note, scribbled in pencil, sent through the matron, was unbusinesslike as well as cruel, and decreased at once the value of the woman who had written it.
Commentators and public officials alike came to view state administration as "unwieldy, wasteful, and thoroughly unbusinesslike," (132) and viewed state administrative reorganization as an "urgent" matter.
2002) (rejecting a Price Waterhouse-based argument and finding that an employer's policy deeming dreadlocked hair "unbusinesslike" was not discriminatory).
Noting the partial payments frequently made on scripts by Philip Henslowe in his book of accounts (or "diary"), Chambers blamed these playwrights for "unbusinesslike methods ...
To Lars Engle, his liberality appears "unbusinesslike," but it is actually profitable for his business in the long run.
Mike Sisson-Pell, for Baird, accused Tokyo Industries of acting in a very "unbusinesslike way."
That the Advisory Group to Hillsborough lacked a proper structure and that its procedure was "casual and unbusinesslike"; ?
Weighing against a profit motive were the taxpayer's unbusinesslike manner of carrying on the activity, his lack of success in similar activities, his history of losses, his lack of even occasional profits, and his financial status.