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English noun: efficiency

1. efficiency the ratio of the output to the input of any system

Broader (hypernym)ratio

Narrower (hyponym)figure of merit

2. efficiency (cognition) skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort

SamplesShe did the work with great efficiency.

Broader (hypernym)skillfulness

Narrower (hyponym)economy


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