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1398, "making," from Latin efficientem (nominative efficiens), preposition of efficere "work out, accomplish" (see effect). Meaning "productive, skilled" is from 1787. Efficiency apartment is first recorded 1930, American English. [1]

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Efficient (comparative more Efficient, superlative most Efficient)

Positive
Efficient

Comparative
more Efficient

Superlative
most Efficient

  1. Making good, thorough, or careful use of resources; not consuming extra. Especially, making good use of time or energy.
    An efficient process would automate all the routine work.
  2. Using a particular proportion of available energy.
    The motor is only 20% efficient at that temperature.

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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary [1]

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