Definition of 'efficiency'
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Hospital efficiency and quality are largely determined by the quality of hospital management and organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Check door rope seals are airtight to maintain fuel efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You will also receive energy efficiency advice that can help you to reduce your bills. The Sun (2016)Much depends on whether the government chooses to prioritise energy efficiency or cutting red tape. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The site also explains where to make improvements in energy efficiency and how much they could save you on your bills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bleed radiators to increase their efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their review process is based on a treatment's cost effectiveness and efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's about effectiveness and efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Change your driving habits to optimise fuel efficiency as well, and you can make a tank of petrol go 30 per cent further. The Sun (2016)Other areas to watch out for include an increase in efficiency savings expected from government departments to 25 per cent from 20 per cent. Computing (2010)Another threat to the electric vehicle is the advances in the efficiency of petrol engines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some profitability or efficiency ratios can be linked in useful ways. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It would have been cheaper to ignore energy efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When the scrum was working at full efficiency they played their best rugby of the season. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So one incremental increase to efficiency across the organisation can make a huge difference. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It offsets the impact of growing fuel efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There has been little intensification in the name of agricultural efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Transfer of skills makes the jump from training efficiency to training effectiveness. Training with N.L.P. (1994)These takeovers have little to do with relative efficiency or quality of management. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has features that improve energy efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Managers in the efficiency organization must work closely with their counterparts in the exchange and emergence groups. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)It promotes the circulation and increases the efficiency of the lymph glands and ducts in the area. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)It found that a third of buyers said fuel efficiency was their main priority. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The team approach may produce positive motivational effects as well as improved efficiency and effectiveness. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Improved productivity in healthcare is about improved quality and efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But we also need to do more to deliver efficiencies and that work is already under way. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Fuel efficiency is the only guaranteed way of averting higher prices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No one could question the effectiveness and efficiency of this charity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If they continue to improve quality and efficiency the future is bright. The Sun (2010)Polar bears and arctic warblers and whales live on the margin: they survive by energy efficiency. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)But because of what is happening with the volatility of oil prices, engine efficiency has become a critical issue. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some engines are turned on and off, with the cars coasting for as far as they can to increase fuel efficiency. The Sun (2009)Back then, mpg figures were worsening as demand for bigger vehicles and better safety technology piled on weight that overwhelmed any advances in engine efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2010)PER, see protein efficiency ratio. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)
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Translations for 'efficiency'
British English: efficiency NOUN
Efficiency is the quality of being able to do a task successfully, without wasting time or energy.
There are many ways to increase agricultural efficiency in the poorer areas of the world.
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