uncompetitive UK US /ˌʌnkəmˈpetətɪv/ adjective
not involving or encouraging competition: »

We want to make sure they are not allowed to employ uncompetitive practices when they are bidding against us.


He was irritated for years by the bank's uncompetitive rates of interest.

uncompetitive products and services are not as good as other products or services with similar prices: »

If you stop paying overtime and your competitors don't, you become very uncompetitive.


The company does not accept orders at uncompetitive prices.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • uncompetitive — un|com|pet|i|tive [ ,ʌnkəm petətıv ] adjective unable to compete successfully with other businesses or products: The Senator believes that higher taxes would make the industry uncompetitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uncompetitive — UK [ˌʌnkəmˈpetətɪv] / US adjective unable to compete successfully with other businesses or products The minister believes that higher taxes would make industry uncompetitive …   English dictionary

  • uncompetitive — adjective Date: 1885 not competitive ; unable to compete • uncompetitiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uncompetitive — adj.; uncompetitively, adv.; uncompetitiveness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncompetitive — adjective That does not involve competition; not competitive …   Wiktionary

  • uncompetitive — adj. not competitive, not striving to beat or outdo others …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncompetitive — adjective not competitive or marked by fair competition. Derivatives uncompetitively adverb uncompetitiveness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • uncompetitive — un·competitive …   English syllables

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