inefficient
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inefficient(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not producing the intended result)
a. ineficiente
The government anti-drug campaign proved to be inefficient - drug abuse has recently increased.La campaña contra las drogas del gobierno resultó ineficiente: el abuso de drogas aumentó recientemente.
2. (incapable)
a. incompetente
Jeff was fired for being an inefficient employee.Jeff fue despedido por ser un empleado incompetente.
3. (wasteful)
a. poco eficiente
My car has a very inefficient engine that consumes a lot of fuel.Mi auto tiene un motor muy poco eficiente que consume mucho combustible
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inefficient
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ineficiente
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inefficient [ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənt]
adjective
[+method] ineficiente; [+person] incompetente; [+factory, mine, industry] poco productivo;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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