Definition of uneconomic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪk//
    ; BrE BrE//ˌʌnˌekəˈnɒmɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˌekəˈnɑːmɪk//
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  1. 1(of a business, factory, etc.) not making a profit synonym unprofitable uneconomic industries The plant had become uneconomic to run. The state subsidizes uneconomic small farms. opposite economic
  2. 2= uneconomical
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