How To Use Nonproductive In A Sentence

  • The sale also afforded us the opportunity to monetize a currently nonproductive asset.
  • A 21-month-old, previously healthy girl presented initially with a generalized rash and nonproductive cough, which progressively became croupy with moderate stridor.
  • We're hoping to encourage changes in roadside management practices, how public lands are managed and how people are managing what they would call nonproductive land or marginal land that they might own. TreeHugger
  • What that means is the government can continue to spend money on nondevelopment and nonproductive areas, and if it runs up a fiscal deficit, there are foreign loans available to bridge that gap," he says. Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories
  • nonproductive labor
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  • For the majority of transplant recipients, a prodrome of fever, malaise, and myalgias frequently precedes the onset of pneumonitis, which is heralded by nonproductive cough and dyspnea.
  • Some consistent clinical findings are nonproductive cough, low-grade fever, sore throat and hoarseness.
  • But as long as the selection of "nonproductive" employees is performance-based, we avoid major morale hits. Tom Doctoroff: China vs. Japan: Two Cultures, Two Responses to Crisis
  • Initial signs and symptoms are generalized malaise, chills, fevers, headaches, arthralgias, and a nonproductive cough.
  • And if I don't...' `Jennifer, this is a nonproductive conversation at this point. INSIDERS
  • IHS Global Insight economist Brian Bethune calls it the gold trap: Investors are parking their funds in nonproductive assets like gold that undermine the Fed 's efforts to simulate activity. Fed
  • These have not had measurable success in the past and do not address the complexities of the present problem: a shrinking and inadequately educated workforce, coupled with a rapidly growing "nonproductive" older population, a persistent and intractable high school dropout rate, and the skyrocketing cost of higher education. Bernard Starr: How Seniors can save American Education and the Economy
  • The Kremlin also spent less and less on its "nonproductive" health system, which was one reason for a remarkable trend revealed by Western demographers: in the 1970s the Soviet Union became the first industrialized country in the world to experience rising infant mortality and declining life expectancy. A Callous View Of Human Life
  • The patient's cough was persistent, effective, and nonproductive and his phonation was normal.
  • And if they are focusing on things that are nonproductive, which is what they're doing now, then, you know, Madeleine is somewhere. CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2007
  • Unless receivables earn interest, they are nonproductive assets which produce no revenue as they await collection.
  • But by the 1930s, Keynes became more concerned about the damage that the nonproductive rentier was doing to capitalism.

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