unremunerative


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unremunerative

(ˌʌnrɪˈmjuːnərətɪv)
adj
not rewarding or paying for work or service, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unremunerative - not yielding profit or recompenseunremunerative - not yielding profit or recompense; "an unremunerative occupation"
unprofitable - producing little or no profit or gain; "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable"
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unremunerative

[ˈʌnrɪˈmjuːnərətɪv] ADJpoco remunerador, poco lucrativo

unremunerative

References in classic literature ?
At least they were sweetly pretty then; one passed me on the bridge and, I think, smiled; and the other was standing at an open door, making an unremunerative investment of kisses upon a red-faced baby.
The Ministry rewarded his services with a position on the Board of Control, which represented the government in its relations with the East India Company, and in 1834, in order to earn the fortune which seemed to him essential to his continuance in the unremunerative career of public life, he accepted the position of legal adviser to the Supreme Council of India, which carried with it a seat in that Council and a salary of L10,000 a year.
In these dialogues, my sister spoke to me as if she were morally wrenching one of my teeth out at every reference; while Pumblechook himself, self-constituted my patron, would sit supervising me with a depreciatory eye, like the architect of my fortunes who thought himself engaged on a very unremunerative job.
Show her a Funeral, and she saw an unremunerative ceremony in the nature of a black masquerade, conferring a temporary gentility on the performers, at an immense expense, and representing the only formal party ever given by the deceased.
In turn, the Nutak relocation failed because the new commercial arrangement was also "unremunerative" (Kleivan 1966,140).
costly and because doing so would provide an unremunerative public good.
The effect of the deficiency in purchasing power, Martin concludes, is that 'goods in general will have to be disposed of at unremunerative prices', and industrial activity will tend to decline (1929a, 41).
Many of our most celebrated literary and musical works were created before 1978 and signed away to publishers in unremunerative transactions....
Erratic monsoons, small land holdings, low productivity, pests, lack of capital and equipment, unremunerative prices of his cultivation - all these tend to plague the average Indian farmer.
To translate niedochodowa as "unremunerative" sounds unwieldy; "unprofitable" is better (291).
ill-advised and unremunerative grants that had been made before the
[is] a provision safeguarding authors against unremunerative transfers...[and a] provision...[that] is needed because of the unequal bargaining position of authors, resulting in part from the impossibility of determining a work's value until it has been exploited.").