Definition of ineffective in English:

ineffective

Syllabification: in·ef·fec·tive
Pronunciation: /ˈiniˈfektiv
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

ineffectively

adverb
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  • He said: ‘Decommissioning is a vital tool, but the Government has used it ineffectively.’
  • But while the root of the problem is being tackled so ineffectively, can we not balance the argument so that on the way, we all don't get carried away?
  • Still, it'll give them what they love doing most - moaning on in the background ineffectively.

ineffectiveness

noun
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  • South Asian elected representatives have also been repeatedly criticised for their ineffectiveness even by their own communities.
  • However, the ineffectiveness of more coercive measures in Britain has not led to any questioning of the policy, but simply to calls for more of the same.
  • Inevitably when paid professionals take the unpopular decisions, the ineffectiveness of the politician becomes apparent.

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