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  1. unproductiveadjective

    not producing or capable of producing

    "elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries"

    fertile, effective, amentaceous, arable, oil-bearing, nut-bearing, tillable, productive, fur-bearing, effectual, cultivable, rich, cultivatable, prolific, amentiferous, fecund, efficacious

  2. unproductiveadjective

    not producing desired results

    "the talks between labor and management were unproductive"

    tillable, efficacious, fur-bearing, arable, amentaceous, cultivatable, effectual, nut-bearing, fertile, effective, amentiferous, rich, cultivable, prolific, fecund, oil-bearing, productive

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  1. unproductiveadjective

    unfruitful, barren, unprolific, sterile, unprocreant, UNPROFITABLE

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  1. unproductiveadjective

    unfruitful, barren

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  1. Matthew DeFalco:

    It wasn't bold to me, what that was, to me, was more unproductive. It was fighting.

  2. Ron Johnson:

    I think people are starting to realize that that would be a pretty messy and unproductive process.

  3. Ferdinand Tan:

    No one can really solve the traffic. So instead of complaining about it, I try to maximize (the time), i use unproductive time to be productive.

  4. Doug Collins:

    Today's latest effort to relitigate the special counsel's investigation remains unimpressive and unproductive.

  5. Stanley Druckenmiller:

    The myopic policy makers have no endgame. They stumble from one short-term fiscal or monetary stimulus to the next, despite overwhelming evidence that they only produce an ephemeral 'sugar high' and grow unproductive debt that impedes long-term growth, the chickens are now coming home to roost.

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