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English definition of “useless”

useless

adjective     /ˈjuːs.ləs/
B1 of no use; not working or not achieving what is needed : Without fuel , the vehicles will become useless for moving supplies . [+ to infinitive] It's useless to speculate without more information . She's very good at methodical work , but useless when there's a lot of pressure .informal You're absolutely useless (= not able to act effectively ) - can't you even go to the shops without getting lost !Useless and futile uselessly     /-li/ adverb Useless and futile uselessness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Useless and futile
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