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Definition of Efficient

Efficient

  1. Causing effects; producing results; that makes the effect to be what it is; actively operative; not inactive, slack, or incapable; characterized by energetic and useful activity; as, an efficient officer, power.
  2. An efficient cause; a prime mover.

Efficient Quotations

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Bill Gates

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley

We assume that everything's becoming more efficient, and in an immediate sense that's true; our lives are better in many ways. But that improvement has been gained through a massively inefficient use of natural resources.
Paul Hawken

The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.
Alexis Carrel

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.
Jawaharlal Nehru
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Efficient Translations

efficient in Italian is valente
efficient in Latin is efficax, efficens
efficient in Norwegian is effektiv
efficient in Spanish is eficaz, valiente
efficient in Swedish is effektivt

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