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  • 1 efficient — efficient, iente [ efisjɑ̃, jɑ̃t ] adj. • 1290; lat. efficiens, de efficere « réaliser » 1 ♦ Philos. Cause efficiente, qui produit un effet (opposé à cause finale). 2 ♦ (1948; angl. efficient) Anglic. (abusif) Efficace, dynamique, capable de… …

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  • 2 efficient — ef‧fi‧cient [ɪˈfɪʆnt] adjective MANUFACTURING 1. producing goods using as little time, money etc as possible: • The United States has developed the most efficient methods of food production and distribution. • Is this really an efficient use of… …

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  • 3 Efficient XML Interchange — (EXI) Dateiendung: .exi MIME Type: application/exi (proposed) Magische Zahl …

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  • 4 Efficient breach — refers to an intentional breach of contract and payment of damages by a party who would incur greater economic loss by performing under the contract. Development of Efficient Breach Theory According to Black s Law Dictionary, efficient breach… …

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  • 5 efficient asset or efficient portfolio — An asset or portfolio of assets that earns the maximum possible return for its given level of risk. An asset or a portfolio of assets is considered to be efficient if no other asset or portfolio of assets offers a higher expected return with the… …

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  • 6 Efficient XML Interchange — (EXI) is a proposed data format from the Efficient XML Interchange Working Group of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It is one of the various efforts to encode XML documents in a binary data format, rather than plain text.Using a binary XML… …

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  • 7 efficient asset — or efficient portfolio An asset or portfolio of assets that earns the maximum possible return for its given level of risk. An asset or a portfolio of assets is considered to be efficient if no other asset or portfolio of assets offers a higher… …

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  • 8 efficient portfolio — efficient asset or efficient portfolio An asset or portfolio of assets that earns the maximum possible return for its given level of risk. An asset or a portfolio of assets is considered to be efficient if no other asset or portfolio of assets… …

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  • 9 efficient — ef*fi cient ([e^]f*f[i^]sh ent), a. [L. efficiens, entis, p. pr. of efficere to effect: cf. F. efficient. See {Effect}, n.] Causing effects; producing results; that makes the effect to be what it is; actively operative; not inactive, slack, or… …

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  • 10 Efficient Consumer Response — (ECR) is a joint trade and industry body working towards making the grocery sector as a whole more responsive to consumer demand and promote the removal of unnecessary costs from the supply chain.The ECR movement beginning in the mid nineties was …

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  • 11 Efficient contract theory — suggests that in a perfectly competitive market, if a contract exists, then it must be efficient due to the survivorship principle. For example, the Initial Public Offering market in the US has an underwriting spread of approximately 7% in the… …

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  • 12 -efficient — [e fish′ənt, ifish′ənt; ] often [, ēfish′ənt, əfish′ənt] combining form working or operating efficiently with regard to; making efficient use of [cost efficient, energy efficient] * * * …

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  • 13 -efficient — [e fish′ənt, ifish′ənt; ] often [, ēfish′ənt, əfish′ənt] combining form working or operating efficiently with regard to; making efficient use of [cost efficient, energy efficient] …

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  • 14 Efficient — Ef*fi cient, n. An efficient cause; a prime mover. [1913 Webster] God . . . moveth mere natural agents as an efficient only. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 efficient — I adjective able, adroit, capable, competent, deft, dexterous, effective, effectual, expedient, expeditious, expert, functional, habilis, mighty, potent, powerful, practical, productive, proficient, puissant, skilled, skillful associated concepts …

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  • 16 efficient — capable of producing the desired effect, late 14c., making, producing immediate effect, from O.Fr. efficient and directly from L. efficientem (nom. efficiens) effective, efficient, producing, active, prp. of efficere work out, accomplish (see… …

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  • 17 Efficient — can relate to: *Efficiency (and related topics; see link), the technical term often related to energy usage. *Efficient (horse), winner of the 2007 Melbourne Cup. *Inefficiency, a term with a multitude of meanings in economics.disambig to be… …

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  • 18 efficient cause — That which actually precipitates an accident or injury. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. efficient cause That which actually precipitates an accident or injury …

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  • 19 efficient consumer response — UK US noun [S or U] (ABBREVIATION ECR) COMMERCE ► systems, especially in the food industry, for producing exactly what customers want and making the goods available in the quickest and cheapest ways: »Efficient consumer response has been the key… …

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  • 20 efficient breach — see breach 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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