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fruitlessadjective

uk   /ˈfruːt.ləs/ us   /ˈfruːt.ləs/
fruitlessly
adverb uk   /ˈfruːt.ləs.li/ us   /ˈfruːt.ləs.li/
fruitlessness
noun [U] uk   /ˈfruːt.ləs.nəs/ us   /ˈfruːt.ləs.nəs/
(Definition of fruitless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fruitlessadjective

us   /ˈfrut·ləs/
unsuccessful or not productive: After months of fruitless negotiations with team owners, the city withdrew its offer to build a new stadium.
(Definition of fruitless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fruitless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无成果的, 无效的…
in Turkish yararsız, nafile, başarısız…
in Russian безуспешный, бесплодный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無成果的, 無效的…
in Polish bezowocny…
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