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English definition of “inefficient”

inefficient

adjective
 
 
/ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənt/
using resources such as time, materials, or labour in a way that wastes them: There are too many big, inefficient companies in almost every part of the economy. extremely/highly/increasingly inefficient → Compare efficient
inefficiently /ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃəntli/ adverb
(Definition of inefficient from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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