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1. efficiency

noun. ['ɪˈfɪʃənsi'] the ratio of the output to the input of any system.

Synonyms

  • ratio

Antonyms

  • disfluency
  • incoordination

Etymology

  • efficientia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Efficiency

  • immunodeficiency
  • self-sufficiency
  • proficiency
  • sufficiency
  • deficiency

How do you spell efficiency? Is it efficency ?

A common misspelling of efficiency is efficency

Sentences with efficiency


1. Noun, singular or mass
Maintain your key fob's efficiency by replacing the battery at least once a year.

Quotes about efficiency


1. Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
- Stephen Covey

2. Where I come from, we're more about efficiency,' he replies. 'A knife like this'll skewer food, smear butter, and slit throats all at the same time.
- Marie Lu, Champion

3. Our society accepts the book as a given, but the act of reading -- once considered useful and important, as well as potentially dangerous and subversive -- is now condescendingly accepted as a pastime, a slow pastime that lacks efficiency and does not contribute to the common good.
- Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

2. efficiency

noun. ['ɪˈfɪʃənsi'] skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort.

Synonyms

  • skillfulness

Antonyms

  • inefficiency
  • non-market economy

Etymology

  • efficientia (Latin)
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