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non-effective Line breaks: non-effect¦ive
Pronunciation: /nɒnɪˈfɛktɪv/

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Definition of non-effective in English:

adjective

Not successful in producing a desired or intended result.
Example sentences
  • Annoyed that the second offence had not been mentioned before the latest hearing he said: ‘I think it is ludicrous to bring them here for a sentence that is non-effective.’
  • I have searched around for an answer but found nothing but conflicting advice and what appear to be non-effective products to deal with this problem.
  • Inconsistent, inadequate and non-effective communication seems to be the problem.

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