1. graded adjective & adjective If you describe something such as an industry or business as uneconomic, you mean that it does not produce enough profit. [business] ⇒ ...the closure of uneconomic factories. ⇒ The company said the service was uneconomic. 2. graded adjective & adjective [v-link ADJ] If you say that an action or plan is uneconomic, you think it will cost a lot of money and not be successful or not be worth the expense. ⇒ It would be uneconomic to try and repair it. ⇒ Sending a replacement jet would have been uneconomic.
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