Antonyms for nonproductive

Grammar : Adj
Spell : non-pruh-duhk-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : ˌnɒn prəˈdʌk tɪv

Definition of nonproductive

  • As in infertile : adj not bearing fruit, young
  • As in unfruitful : adj barren
Example sentences :
  • Besides the overhead of slaves and nonproductive brewers, the establishment required the services of two coopers at 20 per year.
  • Extract from : « The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia » by C. Malcolm Watkins
  • They are classed as nonproductive workers, therefore their salary scales are lower than those for productive workers.
  • Extract from : « Area Handbook for Bulgaria » by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

Synonyms for nonproductive

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