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unproductive (adj.)

"not productive, barren, not making some specified effect or result," by 1690s, from un- (1) "not" + productive (adj.). Related: Unproductively; unproductiveness.

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Definitions of unproductive

unproductive (adj.)
not producing or capable of producing;
elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries
unproductive (adj.)
not producing desired results;
the talks between labor and management were unproductive
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