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nonproductive

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adjective non·pro·duc·tive \-prə-ˈdək-tiv\

Definition of nonproductive

  1. :  not productive: as a :  failing to produce or yield :  unproductive <a nonproductive oil well> b :  not directly concerned with production <the nonproductive labor of clerks and inspectors> c of a cough :  dry 3a

nonproductiveness noun


1868

First Known Use of nonproductive

1868


Medical Dictionary

nonproductive

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adjective non·pro·duc·tive \-prə-ˈdək-tiv\

Medical Definition of nonproductive

  1. of a cough :  not effective in raising mucus or exudate from the respiratory tract :  dry 2




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