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English definition of “inelastic”


adjective     /ˌɪn.ɪˈlæs.tɪk/ US  /-t̬ɪk/
not changing much, or not allowing much change : For skilled occupations the supply of labour is typically fairly inelastic, because few workers are capable of doing the work . The demand for services such as water , gas and electricity is relatively inelastic.Not able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
(Definition of inelastic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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