noneffective

[ non-i-fek-tiv ]
/ ˌnɒn ɪˈfɛk tɪv /

adjective

not fit for duty or active service, as a soldier or sailor.

noun

a noneffective person.

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Origin of noneffective

First recorded in 1750–60; non- + effective
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British Dictionary definitions for noneffective

noneffective
/ (ˌnɒnɪˈfɛktɪv) mainly US /

adjective

not effective
unfit for or incapable of active military service

noun

military a noneffective person
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