Translation of "uneconomic" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

uneconomic

adjective uk /ʌnˌiː.kəˈnɒm.ɪk/ /ʌnˌek.əˈnɒm.ɪk/ us /ʌnˌiː.kəˈnɑː.mɪk/ /ʌnˌek.əˈnɑː.mɪk/ also uneconomical,

Uneconomic businesses and industries are not making enough profit or are losing money.

(企業、産業)不景氣的,賺不到錢的,賠本的
They closed the factory, saying it was uneconomic.
The price of oil dropped so low that it become uneconomic to drill.

Uneconomic processes or activities use more of something than is necessary, causing it to be wasted.

(過程或活動)不經濟的,浪費的
A large room sometimes represents an uneconomic use of space.
→ Synonym wasteful

(Translation of “uneconomic” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)