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fruitless

adjective uk   /ˈfruːt.ləs/ us  
If an action or attempt to do something is fruitless, it is unsuccessful or produces nothing of value: All diplomatic attempts at a peaceful solution to the crisis have been fruitless.
Opposite
fruitlessly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
fruitlessness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “fruitless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無成果的, 無效的…
in Russian безуспешный, бесплодный…
in Turkish yararsız, nafile, başarısız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无成果的, 无效的…
in Polish bezowocny…
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