AskDefine | Define productiveness

Dictionary Definition

productiveness n : the quality of being productive or having the power to produce [syn: productivity] [ant: unproductiveness]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The state of being productive.


Extensive Definition

Productivity, in economics, is the amount of output created produced per unit input used.
Productivity may also refer to:
productiveness in Catalan: Productivitat
productiveness in German: Produktivität
productiveness in Spanish: Productividad
productiveness in Persian: بهره‌وری
productiveness in French: Productivité
productiveness in Chinese: 生产力

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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