noneffective

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ effective

Adjective[edit]

noneffective (comparative more noneffective, superlative most noneffective)

  1. (comparable) Not effective.
    The game strategy he pursued was noneffective, and he was beaten soundly.
  2. (not comparable, military) Not able to assume active duty.
    After his injury, he was declared noneffective and given a medical discharge.

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Noun[edit]

noneffective (plural noneffectives)

  1. A member of the military who is unable to assume active duty.