Meaning of “ineffective” in the English Dictionary

"ineffective" in British English

See all translations

ineffectiveadjective

uk /ˌɪn.ɪˈfek.tɪv/ us /ˌɪn.ɪˈfek.tɪv/

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

"ineffective" in American English

See all translations

ineffectiveadjective

us /ˌɪn·ɪˈfek·tɪv/

not producing the results that are wanted; not effective:

Those pills were ineffective – I still have a headache.

(Definition of “ineffective” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)