not producing or capable of producing
"elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries"
not producing desired results
"the talks between labor and management were unproductive"
Not productive; useless; fruitless.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-prō-duk′tiv, adj. not productive, profitable, or efficient, not effecting some particular result (with of).—adv. Unproduc′tively.—ns. Unproduc′tiveness; Unproductiv′ity.
The numerical value of unproductive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of unproductive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.
Between 2013 and 2014 the number of strike days, and therefore the amount of unproductive time, increased.
Today's ruling provides the perfect opportunity for the President to change his unproductive posture on this jobs-creating infrastructure project.
The budget should focus on trimming of unproductive schemes, paring of subsidy expenditure would help free up resources to boost infrastructure spending.
In the last few years labor disputes have cost us in the region of $10 million, enough to drill a well, between 2013 and 2014 the number of strike days, and therefore the amount of unproductive time, increased.
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