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Several participants had prepared a statement on what should be done with these nonproductive members of society.
Remove the nonproductive rhizomes in the center, and carefully break apart the clump.
State media in Russia have carried reports in recent days that Moscow is considering downgrading its diplomatic representation to NATO to protest against what Russian officials see as nonproductive dialogue with Brussels.
The economy has stalled because too much wealth is being generated in nonproductive activity, hoarded to preserve for the rich all the things government no longer provides.
Anything that was a prescription for more concern, like civil-defense exercise, was felt to be nonproductive …
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