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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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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