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(also uneconomic) uk   us   /ˌʌniːkəˈnɒmɪkəl/
using too much ​money or too many ​resources and unlikely to make a ​profit: Ethanol ​producers are seeing their ​profitmarginssqueezed and ​production may well become uneconomical.(it is) uneconomical to do sth With ​oilprices high, ​companies have been ​returning to ​reserves that were uneconomical to ​extract during the ​years of ​lowprices.
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