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English definition of “ineffectual”


adjective uk   /ˌɪn.ɪˈfek.tju.əl/ formal us  
not skilled at achieving, or not able to produce, good results: an ineffectual leader The teachers were ineffectual at maintaining discipline.Useless and futile
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Useless and futile
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