Meaning of “inactive” in the English Dictionary

"inactive" in British English

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(Definition of “inactive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inactive" in American English

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us /ɪnˈæk·tɪv/

doing nothing:

Knee surgery will keep him physically inactive for two months.
About half of the club members are inactive.
noun [ U ] us /ˌɪn·ækˈtɪv·ɪ·t̬i/

The journey was long, and he found the inactivity boring.

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"inactive" in Business English

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uk /ɪnˈæktɪv/ us

doing nothing or not doing what you have usually done:

an inactive member of an advisory board
Voters who have not participated in an election in three years are considered inactive.
People are classed as economically inactive if they are not seeking work or not available to work.

STOCK MARKET not buying or selling very much:

Many Tokyo investors were inactive ahead of Friday's special quotation.

not operating or being used:

The company is inactive rather than insolvent.
an inactive company/entity
an inactive quarry/oil rig

(Definition of “inactive” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)