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Origin of efficient
Examples from the Web for efficient
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Bureaucratic inertia is, by long tradition, the most efficient dispatcher of scandals.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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France, and indeed Europe, was on the cusp of a new kind of living where governments needed to be efficient.
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Perhaps the most efficient flat-flame burners available prior to 1867 were those made by Mr. S. Leoni, of London.Gas Burners|Owen Merriman
There are several types of these machines, all of which are efficient.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
You acquiesced in the treating of the Sproxton men, as necessary to the efficient working of the reformed constituency?Felix Holt, The Radical|George Eliot
She was bright, efficient, well liked by her employers (in one position five years).Benign Stupors|August Hoch
They are well drilled in this, and many of their operations are systematic and efficient.
Word Origin for efficient
"capable of producing the desired effect," late 14c., "making, producing immediate effect," from Old French efficient and directly from Latin efficientem (nominative efficiens) "effective, efficient, producing, active," present participle of efficere "work out, accomplish" (see effect). Meaning "productive, skilled" is from 1787. Related: Efficiently.