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  Definition of efficient
  1. able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of
  2. being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; "an efficient production manager"; "efficient engines save gas"
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See Also: competent, effective, effectual, efficacious

 

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