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uneconomic

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

uneconomic

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

uneconomic

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

uneconomic

uneconomic

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪk] adj (wasteful, method, process) → antieconomico/a; (unprofitable) → poco redditizio/a
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WEC Energy Group, which operates as Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) and WEPCO (We Energies), owns all or part of seven coal plants in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, all of which are uneconomic to operate.
The Bank chief said a shift to World Trade Organisation tariffs would also render many firms - "potentially it's a substantial number" - uneconomic, possibly resulting in closures and job losses.
Despite being the backbone of Pakistan's economy, agriculture is facing such problems as the lack of modern agricultural technology, the poor financial position of the farmers, uneconomic land holdings, various plant diseases and natural calamities.
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This surely would be uneconomic and force a further rise in fares.
The high street giant has held out until now, arguing that its relatively low average order size would make it uneconomic.
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