uneconomical


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uneconomical

(ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkəl; ˌʌnɛkə-)
adj
not economical; wasteful
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Adj.1.uneconomical - inefficient in use of time and effort and materialsuneconomical - inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"
inefficient - not producing desired results; wasteful; "an inefficient campaign against drugs"; "outdated and inefficient design and methods"
2.uneconomical - wasteful of resourcesuneconomical - wasteful of resources    
wasteful - tending to squander and waste
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Translations

uneconomical

[ˈʌnˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkəl] ADJantieconómico, poco económico
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uneconomical

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkəl ˌʌnɛkəˈnɒmɪkəl] adj (= not cost-effective) [method, action, product] → trop coûteux/euse
an uneconomical use of resources → un gaspillage de ressources
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uneconomical

adjunwirtschaftlich, unökonomisch; style of runningunökonomisch; personverschwenderisch
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uneconomical

[ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkl] adj (car, machine) → poco economico/a; (use) → dispendioso/a
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He would even risk his cakes and would deliberately desire the most fatal rubbish, the most uneconomical absurdity, simply to introduce into all this positive good sense his fatal fantastic element.
Because the plant was uneconomical to begin with, Union Carbide resisted so long all demands to clean it up.
They had a range of just up to 30 miles, but proved uneconomical and were withdrawn in 1900.
Tailings storage structures are a storage facility for uneconomical ore and water from the milling process.
The latest desilting or sediment flushing study of Tarbela dam, presented to the Senate in 2016, concluded sediment flushing is technically difficult and uneconomical with a negative rate of return.
This type of steel manufacturer also insists on selling standard widths of steel coil which may lead to uneconomical usage for stamping out parts in the automobile industry (as much as 50 per cent of the coil is scrapped).
Not-for-profit pension provider the People's Pension, which carried out the research, argued the findings suggest childcare costs are helping to fuel the pensions gender gap as women, who often take on the bulk of caring responsibilities in their family, find it uneconomical to work more hours.
Regrettably they have now stopped collecting them as the price that they could get for them dropped to an uneconomical level.
While the challenges of foreign currency rate also affect the industry, the airline companies had losses due to flights on uneconomical routes, and lack of liquidity in the industry that had caused the airline companies to sell more charter tickets.
Quoting studies, they said, sediment flushing was uneconomical, technically risky, impacts on the existing infrastructure would be overwhelming resulting into increased variation in bed profile of downstream river system.
The Commission on Audit (COA) has expressed alarm over uneconomical hirings in two agencies under the Office of the President in 2017, seen as having cost the government millions which could have been avoided.