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Definition of "uneconomic" []

  • Financially inefficient, costly, wasteful, or loss making (adjective)

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Use "uneconomic" in a sentence
  • "Some would result from the ability of a number of foreign companies, currently forced by the tariff to maintain uneconomic manufacturing facilities here, to close down their plants, leaving the remainder far better placed to achieve competitive production."
  • "He believed the terms uneconomic and therefore unsound, but it was worth taking a chance on interpretation, a desperate venture perhaps, but anything to stop the blare and bicker of the council table and start the work of reconstruction."
  • "All farms rated below £4, and a large number of those below £15, may be regarded as "uneconomic" -- that is, incapable by themselves of supplying"