English → English - efficient

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adj. effective, done without waste (of time, resources, etc.)
adj. operative, in working order; efficient
adj. efficient, effective, done without waste (of time, resources, etc.)

English → Spanish - efficient

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adj. eficiente, de buen rendimiento, despachado, eficaz

English → French - efficient

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adj. efficace, effectif

English → German - efficient

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adj. wirkungsvoll, effektiv

English → Indonesian - efficient

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a. menghasilkan: yg menghasilkan, tepat guna, berdaya guna, efisien

English → Italian - efficient

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agg. efficiente, abile, competente; che ha un buon rendimento

English → Polish - efficient

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a. skuteczny, efektywny, dorzeczny, operatywny, umiejętny, sprawny, biegły, zdolny, wydajny, dzielny, sprężysty, wydolny

English → Portuguese - efficient

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adj. eficiente, eficaz

English → Romanian - efficient

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a. eficient, productiv, eficace, dezgheţat, activ, expeditiv, capabil, competent

English → Russian - efficient

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прил. квалифицированный, умелый, эффективный, действенный, целесообразный, рациональный, продуктивный, с высоким коэффициентом полезного действия, подготовленный

English → Turkish - efficient

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s. işgüzar, yeterli, ehliyetli, etkili, verimli, becerikli, rasyonel

English → Ukrainian - efficient

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n. першопричина
a. ефективний, кваліфікований, доцільний, продуктивний, умілий, дієвий, розпорядливий

French → English - efficient

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adj. operative, in working order; efficient

Dutch → English - efficient

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adj. efficient, effective, done without waste (of time, resources, etc.)

English → Dutch - efficient

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bn. efficiënt, doeltreffend

English → Greek - efficient

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επίθ. ικανός, δραστήριος, αποδοτικός, αποτελεσματικός

French → German - efficient

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adj. effizient

French → Russian - efficient

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a. радикальный

French → Turkish - efficient

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etkileyen, etkileyici

English → Arabic - efficient

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‏فعال، كفىء، كفوء‏

English → Chinese - efficient

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(形) 生效的; 能干的; 有效率的

English → Chinese - efficient

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(形) 生效的; 能幹的; 有效率的

English → Hindi - efficient

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a. फलोत्पदक, योग्य, निपुण, सुघड़

English → Japanese - efficient

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(形) 能率的な, 無駄にしない(時間や労力を)

English → Korean - efficient

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형. 능률적인, 효과적인, 시간이나 재원의 낭비 없는, 효율적인

English → Vietnamese - efficient

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n. có đủ tài
a. sanh kết qủa, sanh hiệu qủa, có tài năng, có khả năng, có năng lực

Definition of efficient

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Adjective
1. Making good, thorough, or careful use of resources; not consuming extra. Especially, making good use of time or energy.
An efficient process would automate all the routine work.
Our cleaners are almost too efficient: they throw away anything left out on a desk.
2. Expressing the proportion of consumed energy that was successfully used in a process; the ratio of useful output to total input.
The motor is only 20% efficient at that temperature.
3. Causing effects, producing results; bringing into being; initiating change. (Rare except in philosophical and legal expression efficient cause = causative factor or agent.)
Ownership, maintenance, or use of the automobile need not be the direct and efficient cause of the injury sustained
4. (proscribed, old use) Effective.
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