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Integrates into tools like HubSpot and Salesforce to make post-event followups more efficient.

Despite our reliance on electronic storage, we still need efficient and secure cabinets to store our important personal papers.

Not because it competes with Snowflake, but because it's utilizing a new online bidding process that's designed to find the most efficient IPO price.

From Axios

Under the most efficient GOP gerrymander, there are likely 13 safe Republican seats, with the Democrats packed into one Pittsburgh seat and four in and around Philadelphia.

From Vox

This will likely take some work and is certainly not the most efficient way to do business for Google, but it is arguably the best way to do business.

Build evidence about the practices, policies, and programs that will achieve the most effective and efficient results.

As more people come online, the most basic tasks—such as going out to the market to sell produce—will become more efficient.

The now-efficient process “once took a month by former means and now actually takes a day,” says Dr. Khan.

“Running is just that much more efficient in expending more calories in a shorter amount of time,” Williams says.

Bureaucratic inertia is, by long tradition, the most efficient dispatcher of scandals.

But the system was unsatisfactory, led to jealousies, weakened discipline, and was not conducive to efficient working.

Speaking generally, the Dominion railways are highly efficient and serve their purpose well.

The disciples of Somers maintained that, if it was right to have an army at all, it must be right to have an efficient army.

If by chance the detritus accumulates rapidly, the slope is steepened and the work of the torrent made more efficient.

Their labors were so faithful and efficient, that a vote of thanks was tendered them by the Committee.


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The adjective efficient, when applied to a person or a thing, implies the skillful use of energy or industry to accomplish desired results with little waste of effort: efficient methods; an efficient manager. Effective is applied to a person or a thing that has the power to, or which actually does, produce an effect: an effective boss, remedy, speech. Effectual is used especially of that which produces the effect desired or intended, or a decisive result: An effectual bombardment silenced the enemy. Efficacious suggests the capability of achieving a certain end: an efficacious plan, medicine. 

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On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to efficient, such as: able, active, adept, adequate, capable, and competent.

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