uncompetitive
adjective Date: 1885 not competitive ; unable to compete • uncompetitiveness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • uncompetitive — UK US /ˌʌnkəmˈpetətɪv/ adjective ► not involving or encouraging competition: »We want to make sure they are not allowed to employ uncompetitive practices when they are bidding against us. »He was irritated for years by the bank s uncompetitive… …   Financial and business terms

  • uncompetitive — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not competitive or marked by fair competition …   English terms dictionary

  • uncompetitive — /ʌnkəmˈpɛtətɪv/ (say unkuhm petuhtiv) adjective 1. not at the level of skill required to compete successfully: an uncompetitive team at the higher grade. 2. not competing commercially; not conducive to commercial competitiveness: an uncompetitive …   Australian English dictionary

  • uncompetitive — un|com|pet|i|tive [ ,ʌnkəm petətıv ] adjective unable to compete successfully with other businesses or products: The Senator believes that higher taxes would make the industry uncompetitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uncompetitive — UK [ˌʌnkəmˈpetətɪv] / US adjective unable to compete successfully with other businesses or products The minister believes that higher taxes would make industry uncompetitive …   English dictionary

  • uncompetitive — adj.; uncompetitively, adv.; uncompetitiveness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncompetitive — adjective That does not involve competition; not competitive …   Wiktionary

  • uncompetitive — adj. not competitive, not striving to beat or outdo others …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncompetitive — adjective not competitive or marked by fair competition. Derivatives uncompetitively adverb uncompetitiveness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • uncompetitive — un·competitive …   English syllables

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