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uneconomic

adjective
 
 
/ʌnˌiː.kəˈnɒm.ɪk/ /-ˌek.ə-/ US  /-ˈnɑː.mɪk/ ( also uneconomical)
describes businesses and industries that are not making enough profit or are losing money
(企业、产业)不景气的,赚不到钱的,赔本的
The minister maintained that the coal mines were uneconomic and would have to be closed.
部长坚持认为煤矿入不敷出,应该关闭。
WastingProfits and losses
describes processes or activities that are wasteful and likely to result in a loss of money
(过程或活动)不经济的,浪费的
WastingProfits and losses
(Definition of uneconomic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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