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unproductive

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1 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation
  • crop rotation had prevented the farmland from becoming unproductive

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The first known use of unproductive was circa 1676

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“Unproductive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unproductive. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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